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ECCV assisted the Victorian Government in its consultations with Victoria's culturally diverse community to inform the development of the Victorian Government's Gender Equality Strategy.
The consultations identified several key priorities for ethnic Victorian women including:
- a strong call for genuine partnerships with...
This program discusses men's apprehension in relation to undertaking flexible work hours.
Summary Women are usually the ones requesting flexible work to fit around family responsibilities. While more men are expected to share the domestic load few request flexible work, fearing a negative...
The 2015 Bougainville election was a milestone for women’s political representation. The largest-ever cohort of women candidates contested; one candidate, Josephine Getsi in Peit constituency, became the first women elected to the House of Representatives in an open seat. She joins the three women members...
This snapshot describes the penalties imposed on convicted drink-drivers in NSW.
A fine is the most serious penalty, imposed on 59.8 per cent of convicted drink-drivers. The average fine varies according to the PCA range of the offence: $470 (low range PCA range), $704...
This snapshot describe the penalties imposed on convicted robbery offenders.
The most common penalty imposed on a convicted robbery offender was a prison sentence. Prison penalties were imposed on 79 per cent of offenders convicted of an aggravated robbery offence and 58 per cent...
This snapshot describes the penalties imposed on adult offenders convicted of sexual assault (not including child sexual assault).
The most common penalty imposed on an offender convicted of sexual assault was a prison sentence. Prison penalties were imposed on 86 per cent of offenders...
This paper tests for gender discrimination by sending fake CVs to apply for entry-level jobs. Female candidates are more likely to receive a callback, with the difference being largest in occupations that are more female-dominated.
Using data from all elections to the Australian House of Representatives between 1903 and 2004, this paper examines the relationship between candidates’ gender and their share of the vote.
The authors find that the vote share of female candidates is 0.6 percentage points smaller...
Between 1958 and 1961, China experienced one of the worse famines in her history. Birth rates fell during these years and recovered immediately afterwards. The famine also adversely affected the health of these cohorts. This paper provides non-parametric estimates of the total effects of the...
Women and men may differ in their propensity to choose a risky outcome because of innate preferences or because their innate preferences are modified by pressure to conform to gender-stereotypes. Single-sex environments are likely to modify students’ risk-taking preferences in economically important ways. To test...