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Report Hub: Bias, Barriers and Merit
Report on the Implementation of the OECD Gender Recommendations - Some progress on gender equality but much left to do
This report considers 2013 and 2015 OECD policy-based recommendations which gave focus to gender inequalities. The report discusses the varying degrees of progress being made by OECD nations and offers recommendations for further improvements.
Going Blind to See More Clearly: Unconscious bias in Australian Public Service shortlisting processes
This study empirically considers the preliminary stages of the recruitment process at the level of senior APS roles, and queries whether women and minorities are given differential appraisals.
Keys to Elected Office: The essential guide for women
This guide utilises past research, commissioned by the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, to discuss voter attitudes towards women candidates and offers itself as an essential guide for women seeking to run as candidate for governor.
Finance and Public Administration References Committee: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality
The authors contend that within the Australian landscape, industries tend to be male or female dominated. The authors offer recommendations to challenge the ongoing gender inequalities and associated pay gaps.
What's Working to Drive Gender Diversity in Leadership
While companies strive for gender diversity among their leaders, there is ambiguity around the effectiveness of incentives. This report offers a glimpse of the challenges and successes experienced by Australian organisations and offers recommendations.
The Gender Wage Gap: 2016
"The annual gender earnings ratio for full-time year-round workers, which includes self-employed workers, tends to be slightly lower than the ratio for weekly earnings"
A Conversation in Gender Equality
“Incorrect assumptions are being made about the progress of gender equality both in Australia and internationally. (…) These misconceptions signal the need for an increase in our efforts and priorities.”
Hour-Glass Ceilings: Work-hour thresholds, gendered health inequities
“Long workhours erode health, which the setting of maximum weekly hours aims to avert. [The limit] has evolved from a workforce that was largely male, whose time in the labour force was enabled by women's domestic work and care giving.”
International Gender Reporting Schemes
Research data suggests that the gender gap in OECD nations is biased towards men, with women earning 15.1% less than their male counterparts, on average.
Transformative and Feminist Leadership for Women's Rights
“Oxfam’s theory of change acknowledges that systematic discrimination against women and girls is both a cause and a consequence of the inequality that drives poverty.”
Towards Gender Equity: Workplace gender equity strategy
“While we are consistently above the sector in gender equity performance, this is not enough – the benchmark is too low. Women continue to be under-represented in senior academic positions and other leadership roles at Macquarie.”
The 2017 Women's Agenda Ambition Report
"A survey of more than 2000 women on what they want from their careers, and what they think could get in the way".