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Report Hub: Economic Empowerment & Finance
Macroeconomic Policy and Women’s Economic Empowerment
"Macroeconomic policies are crucial enablers of gender equality as they shape the overall economic environment for advancing [Women’s Economic Empowerment]."
Not So Super, For Women: Superannuation and Women’s Retirement Outcomes
"Women are simply not being assisted by super towards a reasonable standard of living in retirement. Women’s superannuation balances at retirement are 47% lower than men’s. (...) Superannuation is failing women."
The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada
"Canada is amongst the global leaders in women’s equality. MGI’s global research in 2015 ranked Canada in the top ten of 95 countries based on a review of 15 equality indicators in work and society."
5 bold ideas for shifting the dial on women in business by 2020
"Baker McKenzie and Women’s Agenda brought together a roundtable of prominent leaders in Brisbane to discuss ideas for shifting the dial on women in leadership, particularly in professional services firms and large corporates."
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 8, 2017)
“2016 was a great year for female appointments to ASX 200 boards. (…)Unfortunately, 2017 tells a different story. In addition to losing a few female directors from a couple of boards (…) the appointment rate has been far from impressive.”
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.
Gender Equality Global Report and Ranking (2017 Edition)
"3048 global companies with a market capitalisation of over $2billion in 23 developed countries were ranked. The information was drawn from public sources and manually researched".
Leading by Example: Insights on board diversity from ASX 200 chairs that have 30 per cent women on their boards
"This booklet has been compiled from interviews conducted with ASX 200 chairs of boards with at least 30 per cent female directors."
Leave No One Behind: Taking action for transformational change on women’s economic empowerment
“[T]his report is intended help to prioritize critical actions and create longer-term momentum for transformational change. It presents practical recommendations (…) and advocates for the creation of an enabling environment to accelerate impact.”
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"
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 7, 2017)
“#BeBoldForChange (…) is aimed at inspiring men and women to be leaders within their spheres of influence and take action to accelerate gender parity.”
Women's economic security in retirement [Insight Paper]
"Women face greater risk of economic insecurity in retirement than men. (...) Currently, women retire with on average half the superannuation of men. A consequence of this is that women in retirement are more likely to live in poverty than men."