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Lord Mayor’s Report on Women and Poverty

Lina Caneva, Monday, 7th March 2016 -  A new Not for Profit report has revealed that three in 10 women aged over 60 live in permanent income poverty compared to just 27 per cent of single older men. The report commissioned…

Universities Ignoring Women’s Safety – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 -  A new report has revealed “alarming” statistics about the experiences of women studying in Australian universities including a high incidence of sexual assault and harassment…

NFP Survey Shows Women Prioritise Savings

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  A survey by female-focussed Not for Profit, 10thousandgirl, shows that more Australian women are thinking about the bigger financial picture for 2016, but lack the discipline and…

Less Women on Government Boards

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 13th October 2015 -  The number of women on government boards has gone backwards, according to the latest figures. A report by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet showed that only 39.1 per cent…

Funding for NFPs to Reduce Violence Against Women

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st July 2015 -  New Federal Government funding will allow community organisations to apply for grants to deliver projects to reduce violence against women and their children.  A total of…

Scrutiny On Aussie ‘Zero Women’ Boards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th July 2015 -  The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has written to the chairs of more than 30 companies in the ASX200 with poor representation of women at board level, reminding…

Women Earn Less Even as Social Entrepreneurs

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st July 2015 -  Research into whether there is a gender pay gap among social entrepreneurs in the UK has found that women as social entrepreneurs earn 29 per cent less than their male colleagues, well…

Changemaker

Housing an Ambition

Lina Caneva, Friday, 6th March 2015 -  As the CEO of Women’s Property Initiative, Jeanette Large has a passion for building a secure future for disadvantaged women and children. Large is this week’s Changemaker.

More Women Being Appointed to Boards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 11th February 2015 -  There has been a 50 per cent jump in the number of women on the Boards of Australia’s 200 largest companies, according to new research. The Australian Council of Superannuation…

Tony Abbott Appoints Rosie Batty to Government Panel

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has been appointed by Tony Abbott to a panel that will address the problem of violence against women at a national level. Batty and retiring Victorian…

Women Finalists Dominate Australian of the Year Awards 2015

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 13th January 2015 -  Women have dominated the finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2015 including senior women in the Not for Profit and philanthropic sectors. Six of the eight finalists for…

WA Giving Circle Delivers Inaugural Grants

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  100 Women, a Perth-based giving circle, has awarded three inaugural grants totalling almost $100000 set to transform the lives of women close to home and overseas. One grant goes…
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