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Women in leadership: Lessons from Australian companies leading the way
"Using three years of WGEA data and more than 40 interviews, this report lays bare the relationships between the actions companies are taking and the outcomes they achieve."
Free From Violence: Victoria’s strategy to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against women first action plan 2018–2021
"The Victorian Government’s vision is to create a Victoria free from violence, where Victorians experience equality and respect in all of their relationships and are empowered to speak out against violence knowing they will be supported."
Inclusion in the Recording Studio? Gender and race/ethnicity of artists, songwriters & producers across 600 popular songs from 2012-2017
"This research report offers a thorough picture of the landscape of popular music when it comes to issues of inclusion. An industry with international reach and culture‐shaping products, the music business is a place where inclusion is imperative."
Inclusion in the Directors Chair? Gender, race & age of directors across 1,100 films from 2007-2017
“A total of 1,100 movies (1,223 directors) have been examined from 2007 to 2017. This year we added an additional gender analysis of the C‐suite, Board of Directors, and Executive Film Teams across seven major media companies.”
Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards 2016-17
On 1 July 2016, the Government’s new target of women holding 50 per cent of Government board positions overall, and men and women each holding at least 40 per cent of positions on individual boards, came into effect. As at 30 June 2017, women held 42.7 pe
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".
Taking forward the women’s economic empowerment agenda
"Women’s economic empowerment is both an economic and moral imperative. It is not just a ‘women’s issue’ – improving women’s economic empowerment is crucial for both broader economic growth and human development."
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."