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Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the progress of senior women in the Australian Public Service
“That there are barriers to [women’s] progression is not in doubt. What is not well understood is the nature of those barriers and the extent to which barriers to progression in the public sector might differ from those in the private sector.”
UN Women National Committee Australia Annual Report 2016/17
"Together we are building the momentum for a better world – a world in which societies are free of gender-based discrimination, where women and men have equal opportunities, where women and girls are empowered to be leaders and decision-makers".
Embedding Gender Equality in the Australian Public Service: Changing practices, changing cultures
"Drawing on rich qualitative data derived from hundreds of hours of interviews (...) this report identifies some of the opportunities and challenges APS agencies have faced in their efforts to progress — and embed — gender equality."
Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2016-17 reporting data
"[W]e have seen a step change in employer focus on gender equality. More employers than ever are prioritising gender pay equity as a business imperative. [However] men still out-earn women by more than $26,000 on average".
Beyond 11%: A study into why women are not entering cybersecurity
“[C]ontrary to popular opinion, young women do have the skills required to enter cybersecurity roles. They do perceive the role to be of value to society, and have largely had positive interactions with the industry. So, what’s missing?”
Unleashing the power of gender equality: Priorities of Kate Jenkins Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner November 2017
“I have chosen to prioritise the prevention of violence against women and girls, women’s economic security and empowerment and diversity in leadership across the high impact settings of workplaces, education and sport.” Kate Jenkins
State of the Service Report 2016-17
"Balancing the Future: APS Gender Equality Strategy 2016–19 was launched in April 2016. Since then, significant activity has occurred across the APS as agencies implement the strategy through agency-specific gender action plans."
The Global Gender Gap Report 2017
"This report finds that, globally, gender parity is shifting into reverse this year for the first time since the World Economic Forum started measuring it."
We Set the Tone: Eliminating everyday sexism
"Everyday sexism is frequently invisible, and often accepted. Because it is hard to speak up when it occurs, it continues unchecked. (…) Building on the work of others, to understand everyday sexism in the workplace we undertook to learn more."
Male Champions of Change STEM: Progress Report (2016-2017)
"[G]ender diversity is particularly important for driving innovation - companies with more gender balanced leadership generate greater innovation revenue and are more likely to deliver disruptive innovation."
Women in the Workplace: 2017
"Women in the Workplace 2017 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. This research is part of a long-term partnership between McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org".
The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An uphill battle. How does Australia compare?
"The 2017 OECD report The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle explores how gender inequalities persist in social and economic life around the world."