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...
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...
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.
The index estimates the potential gain from boosting youth employment, education and training to be around £40 billion in the UK and over $1 trillion across the OECD. This can be achieved by lowering the NEET (not in education, employment or training) rate to German...
This presentation of evidence and insights regarding the impact of single-sex schooling on student achievement was presented at the Fearless Girls Strong Women conference, Alliance of Girls Schools Australasia Educators Conference 2018.
This report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. This year’s edition also analyses the dynamics of gender gaps across industry talent pools and occupations.
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 identifies four specific action areas for closing the digital gender gap:
Compile detailed evidence : collect, analyze and track sex-disaggregated data to inform policy, particularly at a national and sub-national level, through a greater understanding of the issue.
This is the sixth in a series of landmark gender parity surveys in Australia. This report highlights the gap in promotion rates between men and women in Australian workplaces.
ECCV assisted the Victorian Government in its consultations with Victoria's culturally diverse community to inform the development of the Victorian Government's Gender Equality Strategy.
The consultations identified several key priorities for ethnic Victorian women including:
- a strong call for genuine partnerships with...
This annual report measures the degree of gender disparities in 144 countries, using the Global Gender Gap Index. Since 2015, 68 countries (out of 142 measured in both years) have increased their overall gender gap score, while 74 have seen it decrease. The report concludes...
While most leaders would agree that people should be judged on their merits, a close look at the evaluation of merit reveals that what adds up to merit for some is susceptible to bias and clouded judgement.
This resource presents Victoria’s first Gender Equality Strategy, which aligns with other equality strategies and is intended to serve as a gateway to pursuing equality in all its forms.
A new report released by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) reveals that Australian women are financially disadvantaged at every key stage of their life: in childhood, at the workplace, through pregnancy, motherhood and as a carer, and in retirement.
The ACTU’s Gender...
This program discusses men's apprehension in relation to undertaking flexible work hours.
Summary Women are usually the ones requesting flexible work to fit around family responsibilities. While more men are expected to share the domestic load few request flexible work, fearing a negative...
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets...
The 2015 Bougainville election was a milestone for women’s political representation. The largest-ever cohort of women candidates contested; one candidate, Josephine Getsi in Peit constituency, became the first women elected to the House of Representatives in an open seat. She joins the three women members...
This tenth anniversary edition of the global report on gender equality shows that while the world has made progress overall, stubborn inequalities remain.
Based on survey responses from nearly 1,500 senior executives, this report finds there are critical leadership behaviours that can make major differences in employee perceptions of the organisation in general and as a place for women to progress. These leadership behaviours affect engagement levels for...