The Western Australian government is developing a plan to address gender inequality in Western Australia.
While significant advances have been made to remove barriers to women’s full economic and social participation, there is still a long way to go to bring about lasting solutions.
This draft plan provides a framework for coordinated action by government, business, organisations and individuals with practical steps to advance gender equality.
The plan is an overview of how the government, business and the community can work together to drive gender equality over the next ten years.
- Women and girls in Western Australia live and work safely in a community where diversity is embraced and where access to rights, resources, opportunities and protections is not determined by gender.
- Everyone has the right to fully participate and succeed in the community.
- Achieving gender equality is everyone’s responsibility.
- We will take a lifespan approach to achieving gender equality.
- Equality will be achieved through equitable practices and access.
- We will work together to achieve equality.
- Gender inequality impacts some women more than others.
- Action is based on knowledge, evidence from research and community voices.