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Report Hub: Gender Gap
Advancing Women: Women and the order of Australia
This guide conveys who is eligible for the Order of Australia and how they can be nominated. Chapter two of the guide reflects that women continue to be underrepresented among nominees.
Men Make a Difference: Engaging men on gender equality
“While men should support gender equality because it is the right thing to do, research shows men also have much to gain from a more gender-equal world.”
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.
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.
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.
Impact of Diversity and Inclusion within Organisations
"The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes."
Hospitalised Assault Injuries among Women and Girls
"Just over 20,000 people (20,111) were hospitalised in Australia in 2013–14 as a result of an assault, of which 31% (6,293) were women and girls."
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.”
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.
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.”
2017 Report on Equality Between Women and Men in the EU
"Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Treaty of Rome included a provision on equal pay."