Drawing on the experiences and knowledge of almost 300 managers in four public sector jurisdictions, this report examines the role that middle managers play in operationalising gender equity-focused policies and provides suggested actions to drive best practice.
This paper provides an overview of survey findings and discusses the key results within the context of international literature on early childhood, gender and development, and parenting.
This survey of Australian girls (aged 10 to 17 years old) offers a rare insight into how they experiences their world.
The OECD believes that there is a strong need for further policy action to close gender gaps in education, employment, entrepreneurship and public life.
Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.
Plan International and Our Watch commissioned this survey to obtain a deeper understanding of young women’s gendered experiences, their most pressing desires for change, and their insights into how to address gender inequality in Australia.
The survey found that while most young women and...
This In Brief reports on research undertaken in Bougainville in October 2015 (Eves and Crawford 2014).1 Unlike previous studies, this research specifically explored the relationship between women’s economic empowerment and violence against women through in-depth qualitative interviews. Interviewees included business women in the urban context...
Intimate partner violence within LGBTIQ relationships was largely unacknowledged until recently and as such has been absent from governmental, policy and service/practice responses to intimate partner violence (Ball & Hayes, 2009). Research in the area has also been scarce (Calton et al., 2015). Government, policy,...
Using historical examples from an exceptionally pro-woman Quaker community in Maryland, this essay examines how the epithet “public woman”, accompanied by threats of retaliation and scorn, silenced and discouraged women from assuming strong leadership positions. Local women in this community developed strategies...
The Working Together to Improve Gender Equality in the Pacific video series looks at the current state of equality across the region. Interviews collected from Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu capture the voices of Pacific women and men to highlight the many issues...
This small scale study examined gender differences in self-efficacy. 24 girls and 28 boys aged between 10 and 12 years completed self-efficacy questionnaires and attainment tests. The study was conducted in two primary school classrooms in England and the results indicated that gender differences in...
Large scale gay and lesbian events such as the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are major international festivals with considerable tourist attendance. Good order and goodwill are emphasised as positive aspects of the events, but an internet survey of participants shows that there is...