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Five reasons we still need to focus on workplace gender equality

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 6th March 2020 -  It’s been over 100 years since the first International Women’s Day (IWD) took place, and in that time there’s no question we’ve come a long way to address gender equality.  But the problem

Gender equality in Australia is on the decline. Here’s what could fix it

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 5th March 2020 -  Australia has fallen from a rank of 15th to 44th on the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index in the last 14 years With gender equality in Australia on a dramatic decline, a progressive

Where Are All the Women? Campaign Questions Lack of Female NGO Leaders

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  Major humanitarian organisations are backing a campaign calling on civil society organisations to match the low percentage of women in leadership roles with the high percentage

Why Doesn’t She Leave?

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 8th March 2018 -  The question most commonly asked by people trying to understand domestic violence is why doesn’t she just leave? But this is not only a question with a complicated answer, it is the

Two in Three People Seeking Homelessness Help are Women

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 8th March 2017 -  Almost two in three people seeking homelessness support in Victoria are female, new analysis has revealed, “shattering community perceptions” of the issue. The state’s peak body

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Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves: The Rise of Women in Philanthropy

Natalie Elliott, Tuesday, 7th March 2017 -  Philanthropy is no longer just for the mega wealthy, and women from all walks of life are finding innovative ways to take a leadership role, writes Natalie Elliott from Equity Trustees.

The Great Debate: Is Australia Still a Man’s World?

Wendy Williams, Monday, 6th March 2017 -  Whether Australia is still a man’s world in 2017 is set to be the cause of a “raw debate” held in recognition of International Women’s Day. Australian Institute of Management’s

Pledge for Gender Parity – But What About Men’s Rights?

Emerald Araiza, Wednesday, 9th March 2016 -  Businesses should not only provide support to working mothers, but to parents of either gender, writes head of CSR at DS PRIMA Emerald Araiza, who was recently named a global ethical

Gender Equity: Big Companies Better on Boards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 9th March 2016 -  New research, released for International Women’s Day, has revealed the best and worst points of women’s participation in corporate Australia. The report covers female participation

First Government Funded Domestic Violence Unit Opens

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 8th March 2016 -  The first of 12 specialist domestic violence units funded by $15 million from the Federal Government launched on Monday, the eve of International Women’s Day. Legal Aid New South…

Female Philanthropists Advancing Women’s Health and Education

Tabitha Lovett, Tuesday, 8th March 2016 -  Although often seen as the domain of wealthy patriarchs, women have historically taken a leading role in the establishment of philanthropic foundations, and on International Women’s

Special Screening of Films for Change

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th March 2016 -  GoodPitch Australia is partnering with the Sydney Women’s Fund as part of their 2016 Films for Change Series with a special screening of Call Me Dad on Wednesday 9 March at the
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