Gender

2019 gender attitudes survey

This report provides the results for the 2019 Gender Equality Survey. This survey was undertaken in order to update the baseline 2017 survey.
Journal article

Power, process, plumbing: Big G and small g gender in Victoria’s Family Violence policy subsystem

This article introducea the framework of ‘big G’ (categorical) and ‘small g’ (process) gender to explore the varied ways in which actors in Victoria's family violence policy subsystem talk about and understand gender.
Blog post

What do we mean when we talk about ‘gender’ and family violence?

This article explores the different understandings of gender being used by practitioners from different sectors across family violence responses.
Policy

Policy: Anti-discrimination

Homophobia, anti-LGBT bigotry, sexism, transphobia, racism and other forms of discrimination are still, sadly, prevalent in society. Like many medical or societal issues, discrimination is a problem best tackled by prevention rather than cure, starting with laws that are an unsightly hang-over from a less...
Article

Reading the Bible in context

Tatala le Ta’ui a le Atua presents a series of Bible studies rooted in the importance of being relational in the Samoan culture. It embraces the belief that the self takes its form from maintaining relationships.
Guide

O Le Tosoga Fa’amalosi O Tamara: the rape of Tamar

As part of a series of Bible studies rooted in the importance of being relational in the Samoan culture, this study draws on the story of Tamar to promote a thoughtful and informed discussion of challenges raised by the story and to explore its themes...
Guide

O le Tala ia Akara: the story of Hagar

As part of a series of Bible studies rooted in the importance of being relational in the Samoan culture, this study draws on the story of Hagar to explore its themes of power, gender inequality, and family violence and to connect the text with experiences...
Report

Gender and environment statistics: unlocking information for action and measuring the SDGs

This report seeks to provide a framework to measure the nexus between gender and the environment. It outlines the key issues and associated indicators used for tracking and analysing those issues.
Report

Samoa: gender and investment climate reform assessment

This report is one of six gender and investment climate reform assessments undertaken in six Pacific nations including Samoa. The report analyses gender-based investment climate barriers which constrain private sector development and identifies solutions to address them. Six investment climate areas are considered: public private...
Commentary

Speech by Defence Minister the Hon. Marise Payne to ANU: Women and National Security Conference

This speech by Defence Minister the Hon. Marise Payne to ANU was held at the Women and National Security Conference and discusses 'women, peace and security'. The speech covers the following topics: 1. Participation of women at all levels of decision-making, in peace operations and...