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.
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.
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.
New data from the ATO shows the top 50 highest paying jobs for men and women in Australia in 2013-2014.
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.
The Gender Equality Measure scores ads or entertainment on how and how prominently they depict women, like an ad-industry version of Six Sigma, the data-driven methodology aimed at eliminating defects in products or services.
This strategy outlines the Government’s efforts on gender equality by strengthening our ability to engage in policy dialogue in the region and beyond; and upholding our international reputation as a global leader on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Intimate partner violence contributes more to the burden than any other risk factor in women aged 18-44 years, more than well known risk factors like tobacco use, high cholesterol or use of illicit drugs;