73 percent of our survey takers say being “beautiful” helps women get ahead at work, and 84 percent believe it gives them an edge in life in general.
The report captures and critically analyses 243 verified incidents reported to the Islamophobia Register Australia between September 2014 and December 2015.
In the absence of significant savings, superannuation or other assets, the family home has become the key form of wealth for many Australian women.
Combined, these changes could lead to effective marginal tax rates of possibly 100% or higher for some women.
Women consistently trade time in employment for greater time in domestic work even when their resources are on par with men. This is in a society that equates femininity with domesticity.
In the 12 months to December 2016, the Financy Women’s Index powered by Data Digger improved 4.1 points to 106.2 points, as the number of women occuping corporate board positions rose and the disparity between average earnings fell to its lowest level in five years.
In the US, the country which initiated the global Women’s Marches, 72% of men think women have equal opportunities, compared with 53% of women.
No women worked in the navy, defence or police forces. There were no women coach or railway engine drivers, magistrates, electricians or chimney sweeps
Substantial differences identified in feedback provided to women and men point to the perceived riskiness of female appointments. Women are told more frequently than men that they need to display “more confidence” and have “more experience” to be promoted.
This report explores the financial impact of divorce in Australia… It look sat patterns of divorce in Australia, across individuals and families, and the financial impact of divorce on home ownership, employment status and household income and assets, including superannuation and debt. It also looks at the effect of divorce on spending on children and education outcomes.
Globally women’s rights continue to be eroded.
In 2013, more than 9000 women were reported to have been killed in incidents of domestic violence. Now Russian MPs are voting to wind back punishment for domestic violence.
Domestic and family violence is a feature in a high proportion of homicides in Australia. Data from the Australian Institute of Criminology shows that the most common relationship between a homicide victim and offender is a domestic relationship.3
Of the 479 homicide incidents in Australia from 2010 to 2012, 196 occurred in a domestic context. This is over 40 percent of all homicides in Australia.