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Towards 2025: An Australian Government strategy to boost women’s workforce participation
“This Strategy outlines the practical work the Turnbull Government is undertaking to increase the opportunities for women to work if that is their choice.”
Inequality in 900 Popular Films: Examining portrayals of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT, and disability from 2007-2016
"We examine every speaking or named character on screen for gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT, and disability across the 100 top fictional films as determined by U.S. box office from 2007 to 2016 (excluding 2011)"
News media and the Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children: Emerging evidence, insights and lessons
"The media features as a priority area in primary prevention because of its potential influence on public understanding of violence against women.”
Getting the Most from Your Diversity Dollars
"Many companies are investing heavily in efforts to improve the gender balance of their workplaces. (...) Yet women remain underrepresented—often woefully so—on most leadership teams and boards."
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."
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.”
Digital News Report: Australia 2017
This annual digital newsletter includes a special section on Gender and News (p.70-83). Authored by Jacqueline Maley, Michael Jensen, Virginia Haussegger and Pia Rowe.
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."
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.
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.”
To Quota or not to Quota
"In Australia today 13 of the largest companies have no women at all on their board (...) With the captains of industry failing to appoint women to the top table - The Policy Shop asks - should gender quotas in the workforce be mandatory?"
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.