After five years of the W20, women and gender equality remain at the margin of the G20. There is a real risk of the W20 representing a one-off territorial gain at a frontier that could easily be pushed back again.
ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).
This paper explores the historical and contemporary socio-spatial patterns of political representation across the various local government areas within the Perth metropolitan region. In particular, analysis is focused on the gendered composition of (i) candidates who stand for local government elections; (ii) those elected as...
To date, psychology has dominated the theoretical research on loneliness but this article argues that sociology has a key role to play in broadening out the theoretical terrain of this understanding so as to create culturally informed interventions.
Setting the Agenda is the ALP's national plan for action on gender equality.
This article argues that Australia and the Australian Defence Force must look more deeply at the way men and women treat men, that men must be encouraged to open up and talk when they need help, and that suicide must be regarded not as an...
This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.
This paper draws on research undertaken in 2015 among coffee smallholders in Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, focusing specifically on some of the challenges faced by women coffee farmers in accessing financial services.
Calls for a rethinking of equality and efficiency in tax and social policy and provides new policy solutions.
This article describes how the unique partnership between the Army and the Australian Human Rights Commission was forged, and outlines the emerging themes across the combat brigades.
This article argues that legal professionals need to have information about how to utilise Victoria's new family violence provisions as well as ongoing training and professional development to promote consistent understandings of family violence across the criminal justice system.
As a growing body of research demonstrates, gender inequality is a defining feature of work and careers in the creative industries. Data from around the world shows that simply by virtue of their gender, women experience a marked disadvantage in key creative and leadership roles...
This report argues that there is now a chance for Army to catch its breath and reflect more deeply and strategically about how it approaches gender issues in the longer term.
This data summary looks at the key stories collected in the Census, including the number of Australians counted, where we live, how old we are, where we were born, our religion, income, living arrangements and our housing.
This report seeks to provide practical steps to deliver fairer workplaces and a more efficient, innovative economy.
This article shows that substantive changes are occurring to reveal what was formerly invisible under the rubric of ‘private’, but invariably outside of the sovereign body of law.
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...
The articles in this Strategic Insights paper, originally published on the ASPI Strategist website throughout March 2017, include analysis about what women, peace and security (WPS) means for Australia’s defence and national security.
The authors of individual pieces are Elisabeth Buchan, Amanda Fielding, Jenny...