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Report Hub: Gender Gap
Filling the Pool
The result of a two year project, this report addresses the ongoing gender gap at decision-making and corporate levels. The report looks at gender parity with the aim of offering strategies to increase the representation of women in these fields.
Filling the Pool Project Overview
"Filling the Pool is an exploration of how Western Australian businesses can increase participation rates of female leaders in order to enhance their long term prosperity."
In It Together: Why less inequality benefits all ... in Australia
"Overall, increased women’s employment and a lower pay gap between men and women contributed to countering the increase in household income inequality over the past 15 years."
"Unequal pay between men and women continues to pose problems, despite decades of legislation by governments to address it".
Confronting Gender Inequality in Uncertain Times: The LSE's 2015 commission on gender inequality and power revisited
Utilising contemporary examples from global and local stages, this report analyses several areas where gender inequalities continue to prevail. The authors reaffirm previous recommendations which aim to progress gender equity.
State of Australian University Research 2015-16 (Volume 2): Gender and the Research Workforce
This report used gender data, submitted by Australian Universities, to quantitatively compare the percentages of male and female researchers within the offered disciplines.
Investors prefer entrepreneurial ventures pitched by attractive men
"Investors prefer pitches presented by male entrepreneurs compared with pitches made by female entrepreneurs, even when the content of the pitch is the same. This effect is moderated by male physical attractiveness”.
Forging a Gender-Balanced Economy
"Today, though far more women go out to work than a century ago, female participation in the workforce remains below that of male in all G20 and OECD countries. Yet millions more women could and would work if hurdles were removed (...)"
Face the facts: Gender equality 2014
The Sex Discrimination Act "gives effect to Australia’s international human rights obligations, [and] has played an important role in changing community attitudes and helping advance gender equality in this country."
Women in Leadership: Understanding the gender gap
“This publication examines why women continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions and paid less than their male colleagues in the Australian workforce, looking at the full spectrum of issues”.
Gender Equality & the Rule of Law
“The rule of law is a legal concept which requires the use of power to be controlled by the law to ensure equality before the law. Maintaining the rule of law is often noted as being the best way to preserve human rights.”