Gender equity

NARROWER TERMS


Policy report

Equal pay and equal opportunities for women

In this paper, the Business Council of Australia examines the systemic structural, cultural and economic barriers that still exist in childcare, Paid Parental Leave (PPL), superannuation and acquiring skills, that all have direct economic consequences on women’s future economic security.
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Gender equality through the arts: program evaluation

Art has the power to illuminate inequities, generate discussion, give voice to and empower women, and motivate community action. Throughout this project, the potential for local government to promote gender equality through arts-based initiatives was evident.
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Budgeting for gender equity

This report asserts that one key mechanism to support governments in realising their gender equity strategy is gender responsive budgeting (GRB). The authors argue that GRB enables decision-makers, administrators and the public to evaluate how policy decisions are contributing to a government’s gender equity strategy.
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2022 Women’s report card: an indicator report of Western Australian women’s progress

This publication presents fact-based information to raise awareness of the status of Western Australian women. It contributes to the evidence base which underpins actions to address the barriers to women’s progress and promote the benefits of greater gender equity.
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KiwiSaver equity for women: building long-term financial wellbeing

This report coincided with the 15-year review of KiwiSaver by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (NZ). The intent of the report is to assist policy-makers by deliberately exploring and providing opportunities to get more equitable settings in place.
Discussion paper

Australians’ views on gender equity and the political parties

This paper focuses on the views of Australians about gender equality, on Australians’ attitudes to gender issues, confidence in the different parties on issues related to gender equity and how this relates to voting intentions. It is based on data from the April 2022 ANUpoll.
Position paper

Work, care and family policies: federal election benchmarks 2022

In the lead up to the 2022 federal election, the Roundtable proposes a set of research-informed policy benchmarks against which election proposals for improving work, care and family outcomes in Australia can be assessed.
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A roadmap for Australian investors

Capital Human and Impact Investing Australia have created this roadmap. It details how to invest to achieve gender equity, racial equity, diversity and inclusion outcomes by investing in and from Australia.
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Zooming into better work-life balance? Gender and equity insights from New Zealanders’ experiences with working from home

This report assesses the potential implications of the increasing trend towards working from home on wellbeing and career progression, particularly regarding the impact on women.
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Generation expendable? Older women workers in the pandeconomy

Understanding the importance of secure, safe and flexible work as women age, this research project sought to benchmark work outcomes and conditions under the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide a platform for less heard voices.
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Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2020-21

This report, prepared annually by the Australian Government Office for Women, outlines performance against the Australian Government’s target for gender balance on Australian Government boards. Since the 2019-20 report, there has been positive progress across all key indicators.
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CEW senior executive census 2021

The CEW Senior Executive Census 2021 tracks annual progress of women’s representation in the executive leadership teams of the ASX300 and includes additional analyses around the use of gender diversity targets.
Briefing paper

Women and men in arts and entertainment

As Australia continues to experience the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to economic recovery, this paper argues that the arts and entertainment sector should be a key target for economic support.
Policy report

Enhancing work-life balance: a better system of Paid Parental Leave

This report discusses recommendations for Australia to move to a model of gender equality for child-rearing, to replace the current parental leave system.
Discussion paper

Rich men and tax concessions

This paper looks at the distribution of four tax concessions. The four tax concessions are worth $60 billion per year and include negative gearing, superannuation tax concessions, capital gain tax discount and excess franking credits.
Working paper

Gender norms and domestic abuse: evidence from Australia

This paper contributes to the growing literature on the effect of gender norms on social and economic outcomes. It expands on previous research on domestic violence, by considering both physical and emotional violence. The authors examine violence across the entire population, not just among disadvantaged...
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Gender Equity Insights 2021: making it a priority

This report uncovers further insights about effective initiatives to improve gender equality across Australia’s workplaces, by identifying the top performers who have consistently taken steps to improve gender equality outcomes over the last seven years.
Journal article

Work-life experiences of women in the construction industry: a case of women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria

Despite calls for a more pluralistic and inclusive workforce, the construction industry remains male-dominated, thereby limiting its growth potentials. The study examined the effects of workload on family expectations intending to support initiatives on gender equality and equity that will improve working conditions in the...
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Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2019-20

This report outlines the Australian government’s performance against its gender diversity target. The government is committed to a target of women holding 50 per cent of government board positions overall, and men and women each holding at least 40 per cent of positions on individual...
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CEW ASX200 senior executive census 2020

Now in its fourth year, the CEW Census tracks the annual progress of female representation in the Executive Leadership Teams (ELTs) of Australia’s biggest public companies. This year's report finds that progress in the number of women reaching senior leadership positions in ASX200 companies has...