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Report Hub: Local Government
Gender Equity in Local Government: Research Companion
"Local government is the level of government closest to the people. Therefore, local councils are uniquely placed to reflect community diversity in the profile of elected representatives and the backgrounds of council officers."
Best Practice Guide for Gender Equity in Local Government
"This guide helps local communities achieve gender equality in local government – detailing actions individuals and organisations can take to promote gender equity within councils and communities."
Grassroots action to boost women’s numbers in government
"Among a series of events marking International Women’s Day (...) were calls for initiatives to boost women’s representation in elected and executive positions."
Why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?
"This 50/50 by 2030 Foundation brief reports the findings of a workshop convened by LG Professionals Australia on why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?"
The Politics of Gender Equality in UK Local Government in a Cold Climate
“This paper revisits Jewson and Mason’s seminal theoretical framework on liberal and radical approaches to equal opportunity policy and practice by applying it to our research”.
2015 Women’s Report Card
Building on previous report cards, this edition reviews the progresses made in the areas of “leadership, economic independence, women’s safety and justice, and health and wellbeing” for Western Australian women.
Office of Women’s Policy: Policy framework for Northern Territory women 2015-2020
“This Policy Framework has been developed based on consultations with Northern Territory women and stakeholders as well as numerous submissions made to the Office of Women’s Policy during the consultation process.”
A Gender Agenda (Fifth Edition)
“The lower levels of women’s participation in the decision-making structures of local government relates to a range of institutional, social and cultural constraints.”