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‘Let’s get this done’

Emma Morgan, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  We are witnessing a moment of reckoning. We need to come together to demand a society where all of us can live free from fear and violence, writes Emma Morgan, co-ordinator of the FV Funders

Report Finds Sharp Rise in Older Women Experiencing Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 28th August 2018 -  Older women experiencing homelessness has risen 31 per cent since 2011, according to new research. The report, “Retiring into Poverty”, released by the National Older Women’s Housing

Half of Young Australian Women Feel Their Gender Will Limit Their Career

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th December 2017 -  Almost half of Australian teenage girls believe their gender could stand in the way of their career, according to new research. The MyRoad Careers Survey is an independent study of

Eight Strategies for Improving Gender Equality in the Workplace

Rachel McFadden, Friday, 14th July 2017 -  A number of Australian businesses leading the way in gender equality have been selected by the nation’s agency for workplace gender equality in the hope they will inspire other businesses

Gender Inequality and Religious Intolerance Pull Australia Down in Ranks

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  Gender inequality, a lack of religious tolerance and political terror are negatively affecting Australians’ quality of life, a new report has revealed. The Social Progress Index

Top 10 Strategies to Engage Men in Gender Equality in the Workforce

Rachel McFadden, Friday, 16th June 2017 -  Men have much to gain from equality in the workforce and there are ways to effectively engage men in the push for more equitable workplaces, a new report has found. The Men Make a Difference:…

Women Work Four More Years Than Men

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 23rd September 2016 -  Women globally are working an average of four years longer than men over their lifetime, largely due to women’s additional unpaid housework and care work. The ActionAid report, Not

Women Are Satisfied With ‘Women’s Work’ but Not With the Pay

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th August 2016 -  Women are happy doing stereotypical “‘women’s work” but not with the pay that goes with it, write Curtin University associate professor Michael Dockery and Sandra Buchler, research

Google Wants Job Equality for Female Emoji

Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th May 2016 -  Search engine giant Google wants to give emoji those small digital images or smiley faces used to express an idea or emotion more female representation especially around jobs.

Young Women Feel Unsafe in Public – NFP Report

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -  One in three young women aged 15 to 19 agreed that “girls should not be out in public places after dark”, according to research from two Australian Not for Profits. The survey, A Right

Women Less Prepared than Men Heading into Retirement

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd November 2015 -  Older working women have an average of $100,000 less in superannuation than their male counterparts, according to figures from one of Australia’s largest super funds. The…

Equal Pay for Women in 75 years? Oxfam Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, according to an Oxfam Australia report that urges G20 leaders meeting in Australia in November to tackle gender inequality.…
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