The Dream Gap for Girls

As girls get older, their confidence decreases – from 56 per cent of girls viewing themselves as confident at 10, to 44 per cent by the time they reach 17, to just 27 per cent when they reach adulthood (18-25).  

Women less likely to get promoted than men

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.

Domestic Violence 2 AHRC collecting DV data now

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.

Domestic Violence 1 AHRC Fact Sheet

This fact sheet focuses specifically on domestic and family violence, which is most often perpetrated in the home against women by their male current or former partner.

I am woman hear me……. hmmm

There is not a single female-fronted act on the Top 10.Triple J’s annual listener poll of the best albums of the year. Plus opportunities for women in music discussed by Music Victoria.

79% of sources quoted in 6 Australian newspapers are male

The latest research from the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia (WLIA) found just 21% of sources across a massive 6000 newsprint articles analyzed were female.

The study covered articles across Australia’s six key newspapers during a three week period in February 2016, including The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Herald Sun, and The Daily Telegraph.