Gender differences

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Sex differences
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Generational and gender perspectives on Australia's future

Next25's second 'Navigator snapshot' brings the complexity and diversity of public opinion to the surface through interviews with men and women across age groups. The report reveals who feels their needs are considered by Australia's institutions and how different groups prioritise aspirations for the nation’s...
Conference paper

How age and gender shape Australia’s vision of roads

This paper explores the potential application of the Social Licence to Operate the Road System (SLORS) to assist in determining the public’s support, tolerance, or opposition to road policy issues for different age and gender groups.
Report

Rates of driver licence holding in Aotearoa New Zealand

This document describes the rates at which various subpopulations of Aotearoa New Zealand’s population hold licences for motor cars and light motor vehicles.
Working paper

Opportunity costs of unpaid caregiving: evidence from panel time diaries

In this paper, the authors examine the association between unpaid caregiving by older Americans and time allocated to labor supply, home production, leisure and personal care.
Report

Risks and rewards: when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education?

This report argues that a good tertiary education system steers prospective students towards courses that increase their employment opportunities and minimise their risks, and that Australia’s post-school system does not always achieve this goal.
Working paper

Gender differences in the lifecycle benefits of compulsory schooling policies

This study analyses the wider consequences to society of increasing the minimum school leaving age (MSLA) using high quality nationally representative survey data – the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - July 2019 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender (see Tables 1 and 2). It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth and state/territory parliaments since the last published update on 15 January 2019.
Briefing paper

Gender distribution of the government’s 2019 tax plan

This research finds that the first stage of the Morrison Government’s tax plan will see men and women receive an almost even split of the tax cuts. But men will receive almost double the amount women do from the later stages of the government’s tax...
Report

The future of women at work: transitions in the age of automation

The report is part of the McKinsey Global Institute’s research program on the future of work, and it focuses on how the growing adoption and diffusion of automation and artificial intelligence technologies is likely to affect women in the workforce.
Report

Young Australians’ attitudes to violence against women and gender equality

This report presents key findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey, focusing on results for young Australians aged 16-24. It also presents the reflections of young people on the findings.
Report

Better together: increasing male engagement in gender equality efforts in Australia

Researchers surveyed almost 2,000 Australian employees across more than 14 industries to assess how males engage with gender equality initiatives, finding that while most men support gender equality, only a small percentage prioritise taking action. This effort needs to increase if women are to achieve...
Report

Gender gaps: findings from the youth survey 2018

This report pinpoints stark differences between female and male responses to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018, highlighting that more females than males were concerned about almost every topic in the survey.
Infographic

Women in politics 2019 map

The women in politics 2019 map depicts global rankings for women in the executive and parliamentary branches of government as of 1 January 2019. The map shows progress towards gender equality in these areas at regional and national levels.
Guide

Oxfam’s guide to feminist influencing

This guide was written for Oxfam staff. However, it is useful for anyone interested in learning more about how to apply feminist principles and practices to campaigning, policy, advocacy and influencing.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - January 2019 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender (see Table 1 and Table 2 below). It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victorian and South Australian parliaments since the last update...
Report

The global gender gap report 2018

This annual report finds that although the global gender gap narrowed slightly in 2018, access to health and education, and political empowerment, suffered reversals. At the current rate of change, the global gender gap will take 108 years to close; economic gender parity remains 202...
Report

Final independent review of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012–2018

The first Australian National Action Plan has been assessed as a sound document ‘for its time’, keeping key stakeholders to account and ‘on track’. But there are clear indications from both the literature and this review of areas in which the next plan could be...
Report

Hands up for gender equality

This study explores how gender impacts self-confidence and career intentions in teenagers.
Report

Between work and care: older women's economic empowerment

Women’s economic empowerment has gained increasing attention within the global development agenda in recent years, bolstered by the adoption of a range of relevant targets within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. Yet the specific experiences of older women often remain underexplored and unrecognised...
Discussion paper

Great expectations: how gendered expectations shape early mothering experiences

Motherhood is commonly viewed by contemporary society as a time of great joy, when ‘good mothers’ effortlessly bond with their newborns and adapt to their new role with ease. However, for many women and their partners, pregnancy, birth and early parenting do not meet these...