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Report Hub: Gender Gap
Why Women-Owned Startups Are A Better Bet
“[W]hen women business owners pitch their ideas to investors for early-stage capital, they receive significantly less (…) than men. Yet businesses founded by women ultimately deliver higher revenue”.
Face the Facts: Gender Equality 2018
"Australian women are over-represented as part-time workers in low-paid industries and in insecure work and continue to be underrepresented in leadership roles in the private and public sectors."
The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific
"Advancing women’s equality in the countries of Asia Pacific could add $4.5 trillion to their collective annual GDP by 2025 (...) All countries would benefit from advancing women’s equality."
Press for (Immediate) Progress: A snapshot of women at work and how employers can help shift the dial by 2020
"“It is imperative for organisations committed to gender equality to take some bold steps to truly Press for Progress. (...) It is time to walk the talk. Action is critical.”"
Global Misperceptions of Equality and the Need to Press for Progress
"These are the findings from a special Ipsos survey (...) The results highlight how wrong people across the world are about some key equality issues."
Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s gender pay gap
"The findings in this third report offer some encouragement that Australian businesses are taking the issue of gender pay equity seriously".
Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia
"Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major health and welfare issue. (...) This report explores the latest data available to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia."
Inclusion in the Recording Studio? Gender and race/ethnicity of artists, songwriters & producers across 600 popular songs from 2012-2017
"This research report offers a thorough picture of the landscape of popular music when it comes to issues of inclusion. An industry with international reach and culture‐shaping products, the music business is a place where inclusion is imperative."
Inclusion in the Directors Chair? Gender, race & age of directors across 1,100 films from 2007-2017
“A total of 1,100 movies (1,223 directors) have been examined from 2007 to 2017. This year we added an additional gender analysis of the C‐suite, Board of Directors, and Executive Film Teams across seven major media companies.”
Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2016-17 reporting data
"[W]e have seen a step change in employer focus on gender equality. More employers than ever are prioritising gender pay equity as a business imperative. [However] men still out-earn women by more than $26,000 on average".
Beyond 11%: A study into why women are not entering cybersecurity
“[C]ontrary to popular opinion, young women do have the skills required to enter cybersecurity roles. They do perceive the role to be of value to society, and have largely had positive interactions with the industry. So, what’s missing?”
Unleashing the power of gender equality: Priorities of Kate Jenkins Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner November 2017
“I have chosen to prioritise the prevention of violence against women and girls, women’s economic security and empowerment and diversity in leadership across the high impact settings of workplaces, education and sport.” Kate Jenkins