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Advancing Women in Australia: Eliminating bias in feedback and promotions
"Accessing the benefits of diversity demands that our organisations be meritocratic. Yet, defining who has merit and who does not without introducing subjectivity and bias remains challenging in practice."
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."
Shaping the International Agenda: Raising women’s voices in intergovernmental forums
"Without the equal participation of women in decision-making at all levels, peace, development, human rights and justice cannot be achieved. Equal participation also ensures that women’s voices and perspectives inform policies and actions."
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.”
Senate Brief: Women in the Senate (No.3)
“Australia was one of the first countries in the world to give full political rights to women, but was one of the last western countries to elect women to its national Parliament”.
Female CEOs are more likely to be blamed in the media as the source of a crisis, finds new research
Sexism, Harassment and Violence against Women Parliamentarians
"Parliaments are evolving constantly, reflecting changes in society. They need to set an example and provide a model for pluralistic, equal, peaceful and tolerant social relations."
The CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change
This report argues that while a strong relationship between “diversity and improved business performance” exists, patterns of progress towards gender parity (at the executive level) have been irregular and limited.
Re-thinking Merit: Why the meritocracy is failing Australian businesses
"We suggest those who view Australia as a functioning meritocracy are failing to understand the limits of our own conceptions of merit, which involve a range of biases that discriminate against women and other diverse groups in employment practices".
Women on Boards Strategy 2015-2020: Annual Report
This report continues the Tasmanian Governments’ 2015 commitment to 50/50 representation at the board and committee level. It outlines the progresses made and recognises areas which require improvement.
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 5, 2016)
“We wanted to test our assumption, that a monthly new appointment rate of 40 per cent female directors would enable us to reach our target of 30 per cent female directors on ASX 200 boards by the end of 2018.”
Women on Boards Strategy 2015-20
Recognising women as constituting half of Tasmania’s population, yet frequently experiencing inequality at the socio-economic and professional level, the State government offers this strategy as part of its commitment to a target of 50/50 by 2020.