Women--Economic conditions

Report

10 Apr 2019
263

This study examined the impact of housing and other support services on safety and wellbeing for families experiencing domestic and family violence. The study also reviewed the legislative framework across Australia, together with interviews with key stakeholders and users.

Report

2 Apr 2019
24

This study examines ten years of Women, Business and the Law data through an index structured around the economic decisions women make as they go through different stages of their working lives. It provides insight into how women’s employment and entrepreneurship choices are affected by...

Report

19 Mar 2019
203

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...

Strategy

A multistakeholder strategy for accelerated action
14 Mar 2019
8

Over 2.5 billion women and girls around the world are affected by discriminatory laws and the lack of legal protections. This report argues that law reform is essential for the achievement of gender equality, and sets out a framework for a multistakeholder approach.

Report

7 Mar 2019
184

Through this research, older women have been given the opportunity to provide their insights and share their experiences about living in Melbourne. The research highlights seven key themes important to older women as they age, including social connectedness, financial security and family and generational change....

Report

1 Mar 2019
243

This report provides insight into positive change that has been made across different sectors in recent years and highlights the importance of workplace policy initiatives in ensuring women continue to progress into senior positions and in narrowing the gender pay gap in Australia.

Report

Insights from Money For Jam, a micro-enterprise initiative for older women
19 Feb 2019
101

This report provides insights from Money For Jam , a micro-enterprise initiative for older women.

Working paper

28 Jan 2019
274

The future of work is currently receiving attention at the highest policy levels. This paper demonstrates the case for a strong gender lens in these debates and makes a clear call for women’s economic empowerment to be at the front and centre of efforts to...

Report

17 Dec 2018
17

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...

Other text

20 Nov 2018
26

The inaugural Women’s Economic Security Statement , builds upon the Australian government’s strong progress in supporting women’s economic security, with a focus on three key pillars; workforce participation, earning potential and economic independence.

Report

13 Nov 2018
24

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,...

Report

6 Nov 2018
12

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.

Blog post

31 Oct 2018
9

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the next instalment of data from the survey of Pregnancy and Employment Transitions. This little known survey is conducted every six years as a special topic in the November Labour Force Survey. The first survey was undertaken...

Report

The experience of single mothers on Welfare to Work (report)
29 Oct 2018
128

This report finds the Welfare to Work policy is not only failing to help single mothers find employment, it is increasing their financial insecurity and eroding their attempts to find work and become self-reliant.

Report

A national plan for change – increasing housing security for older women
23 Aug 2018
347

This document outlines the issues facing older women living in housing insecurity or homelessness and identifies needed changes to policies and programs.

Report

16 Aug 2018
257

In this government response document, the Australian government asserts that it is committed to women’s economic empowerment by ensuring workplace diversity and flexibility, flexible and affordable child care, increasing the incentives for women to work, and getting women into the jobs of the future.

Report

29 Jun 2018
130

The 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) was held in New York from 12 to 24 March 2018. The priority theme for CSW62 focused on the challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women...

Book

29 Apr 2018
58

This resource explores how legislation affects women’s access to jobs, property, justice and credit, and showcases progress on gender legal parity around the world.

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