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This review assessed programme performance in relation to:
Its relevance to national and regional development in the Pacific
the representativeness of the women selected for the programme
the management and financial components of the programme
This report investigates the support and accommodation needs of women (and children) affected by domestic and family violence.
This report finds that between 2001 and 2004, the percentage of mid-age women doing 30 minutes of physical activity on most days rose from 45 to 54 per cent. This was primarily attributed to walking. The findings presented in parts three and four of this...
This study examines whether the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who experienced teenage motherhood differ from the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who had their first child at an older age. The authors examine these factors across the lifetimes...
In November 2007 Elizabeth Broderick began a nation-wide ‘Listening Tour’ to ask the Australian public two questions: How far have we come in our journey towards gender equality? And where should we focus our efforts into the future?
This report stresses the fundamental role which should be played by the school system in developing children's critical faculties with regard to images and the media in general, in order to prevent the disastrous effects of the recurrence of gender stereotypes in marketing and advertising....
As a new crime type, knowledge about trafficking in persons is still emerging. International and Australian initiatives encompass trafficking for sexual purposes, with issues surrounding transnational migration for work, exploitation and sexual violence, and supporting victims. Research on trafficking in persons is challenged by the...
There are many myths around women working in non-traditional trade areas which are treated as fact and provide reasons for people to continue maintaining the status quo which prevents women entering these trades. These myths include beliefs that:
• All men currently engaged...
The falling fertility rate in Australia, as in other developed countries, has been the focus of much policy and research interest for some years, particularly in relation to the contribution this makes to an ageing population and the implications of these population changes for intergenerational...
This review looks at women’s sexual health and sexuality as dynamic and changing throughout life. It identifies some of the social aspects of sexual health and sexuality that impact on and influence women and men’s behaviours.