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Report

Australian young women’s gambling behaviours: a socio-cultural investigation of gambling attitudes, beliefs and consumption intentions

The aim of this present study was to explore the range of key determinants that may shape the gambling beliefs and behaviours of older adolescent (18–24 years old) and young adult (25–34 years old) women. The research predominantly focused on young women who demonstrated low...
Report

A mixed methods analysis of gambling harm for women in New Zealand

This report provides an in-depth examination of how New Zealand women are affected by gambling. It also suggests harm prevention, minimisation and treatment efforts tailored to address issues for women.
Strategy

Advancing Women in STEM

The government’s strategy for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) aims to increase gender equity in STEM education and careers.
Report

Challenging power, fighting discrimination

This publication summarises the key challenges affecting women human rights defenders (WHRDs), and includes input collected through interviews with WHRDs in all continents. They all insist that more action is urgently needed from state and non-state actors, so that they can continue their critical human...
Strategy

Women in fire management: action plan 2019–22

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is committed to increasing gender diversity in its workforce, particularly in our fire management business, where the number of women involved has been traditionally low. This plan describes the objectives, priorities and actions to help achieve the vision.
Report

Women, peace and security: defending progress and responding to emerging challenges

This series of articles offers a timely opportunity to assess progress and identify some of the challenges that need further examination as the international community prepares to mark twenty years since the adoption of the first UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security...
Briefing paper

Key issues for the 57th Parliament

This paper provides Members of the 57th Parliament of New South Wales with an authoritative overview of 45 key issues affecting the state in 2019. It presents the latest evidence on key areas for the NSW community such as health, education, crime and justice, housing...
Report

2019 Women for media report

The poor representation of female voices across news media cannot be directly blamed on a lack of women working in news gathering. Across all the online news sites analysed, the overall representation of male to female journalists were fairly equal (52% men vs 48% women)...
Policy

Policy initiative: Equality for women

Despite decades of progress towards equality, many women still experience sexism and discrimination at work, home and in the community. The Greens want all women to be safe, valued and treated as equals in private and public life, regardless of their background, ethnicity, religion, disability...
Journal article

Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin: March 2019

The inclusion of gender in fisheries and aquaculture is considered central to sustainable development, and the Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin provides a sharing and learning platform for practitioners and scientists working in this space in the Pacific, and other parts of the world. This...