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ASIC today launched a ‘Women’s Money Toolkit’, a free online resource designed to help Australian women manage their finances, make money decisions at key life stages and enhance their financial wellbeing. The toolkit was developed in response to the particular needs of women who face financial issues and challenges as a result of factors such […]

Working together for equality NGOBBeijing 20 reviews «

The ‘Working Together for Equality: Beijing+20 Review 2014’ study is part of the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the commitments made by the Australian Government and Civil Society to the advancement of women through use of the agreed strategies from the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) (1995), and the Beijing+5 Outcomes Document (2000).   Visit […]

International Engagement Forum – 12th June – Sydney «

The National Women’s Alliances invite you to a day of information sharing and strategy relating to: Commission on the Status of Women Sustainable Development Goals Financing for Development Agenda The Federal Budget The forum is an opportunity to bring together those with experience in international processes and those who want to know more about how these processes affect women in Australia and across […]

NFAW – Inaugural Perth event «

Tuesday 16 June 2015 6pm – 8pm NFAW invites you to our inaugural Perth event Deloitte Level 14, Woodside Plaza 240 St Georges Terrace Perth, WA 6000 Guest Speaker Katie Day, HSES Manager, Anderson Point Port Operations, Fortescue Metals Group Tell us you are coming at by Tuesday 2 June 2015 Contact: Kate Brooks […]

How will the 2015 Budget contribute to the long-term economic well being of women in Australia? «

Budgets matter because they determine how governments mobilize and allocate public resources. They are used to shape policies, set priorities and provide the means to meet the social and economic needs of all citizens. Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfilment of […]

Equilibrium Man Challenge «

eS4W attended the launch of the Equilibrium Man Challenge and supported it on social media via Twitter #betterways2work @equchallenge. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is a micro-documentary series that will follow the lives of a group of men as they negotiate and move to formal flexible working arrangements over a six month period. Throughout the journey, […]

We will not support more penalties for low income women «

The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has been at the forefront of women’s groups arguing the pre-eminent importance of affordable accessible child care, both to assist women move out of poverty through workforce participation, and for its benefits for child development. Read NFAW’s full media release here –

The Hon Senator Michaelia Cash talks about eS4W’s Girls can do anything website «

Every Girl Can Have a Career Role Model «

Young women can now find out what they always ‘wanted to know but didn’t ask’ about the job opportunities many people think are closed to women. From today, fantastic and inspiring women who work in male dominated occupations and industries ‘tell all’ on a website designed to encourage secondary school students to consider ALL work […]

economic Security4Women: making it happen on IWD «

Today, 8th March 2015, on International Women’s Day, an alliance of national women’s organisations is celebrating all the effective action that is advancing gender equality, taken by women across the country and around the world. The organisations that make up economic Security4Women are united in the belief that economic wellbeing and financial security are essential […]