The project Lifelong Economic Wellbeing for Women in Australia research (2015) was undertaken as part of an informed dialogue to ascertain the perceptions of and issues of Australian women concerning their economic empowerment and wellbeing throughout every decade of their lives.
eS4W is a national women’s alliance, funded by the Australian Government through the Office for Women in the Commonwealth Department of
Prime Minister and Cabinet.
It is an alliance of women’s organisations united in the belief that economic wellbeing and financial security are essential for women and will enable women of all ages to have an equal place in society.
The role of eS4WTo bring together women’s organisations and individuals from across Australia to share information, identify barriers to women’s economic security and to identify solutions by prioritising the key issues for action to bring about change To engage actively with the Australian Government on policy issues as part of a better more informed and representative dialogue between women and government.
eS4W is working towards a greater awareness of the gender pay gap and gender pay issues nationally, particularly amongst people under 35 years. We have a current focus on gender pay equity in the small to medium employer (SME) sector, working to engage such businesses in the steps and processes needed to ensure they offer pay equity across genders.
Financially Fit Females is a campaign focusing on financial equality.
Because (call us crazy) we think your finances should be as fighting fit as the next man’s. However, it’s fair to say that currently financial literacy is a crucial missing link that is holding women back from true equality."Bauer Media"
The Working Together for Equality Beijing + 25 Review 2019 : Australia is part of the ongoing Australian Civil Society monitoring and evaluation of women’s rights commitments made by the Australian Government and Civil Society for the advancement of women through use of the agreed strategies from the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPFA) […]
The gender superannuation gap is caused by unequal pay, hours spent on unpaid work and the fact that most women work part-time or casually. Women retire with 58% less super than men; enough only for 6 years of retirement. We recognise the super gap is only one of a number of challenges faced by your members. eS4W has written a free eBook called … Click to read more about Superannuation for Women: closing the super gap
News from economic Security 4 Women
eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
Boosting Economic Security for All Women living in Australia Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation on WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020 10 am to 1 pm (Morning Tea provided) at SOUTH AUSTRALIA PARLIAMENT HOUSE North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 GUEST SPEAKER: Stephen Koukoulas, eS4W economist in residence will present on “The impact of unpaid […]
Boosting Economic Security for All Women living in Australia Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation on TUESDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2020 9 am to 12 noon (8:45 am Morning Tea Provided) at MERCURE HOTEL (Anglesea Room) 10 Irwin Street, Perth, WA GUEST SPEAKER: Stephen Koukoulas, eS4W economist in residence will present on “The impact […]
Boosting Economic Security for All Women living in Australia Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation on MONDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2020 12 noon to 3 pm (Light lunch provided) at EDEN GROVE MANNING FUNCTION CENTRE 25 James Stirling Place HARVEY WA 6220 GUEST SPEAKER: Stephen Koukoulas, eS4W economist in residence will present on “The […]
A key barrier to full equality is the stigma around the menstrual cycle in our society.
eS4W’s White Paper on “The impact of unpaid care work on women’s economic security outlines the costs to individual carers, and the financial benefits to the Commonwealth and State and Territory budgets from those who undertake unpaid care for their loved ones.
Super Rewards is a shopping platform that contributes to your super for you! Every time you shop online via Super Rewards, cash rewards are paid into your existing super fund.
Super Rewards Is for women who care about their retirement and improve their financial wellbeing.
Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation with: AFA Inspire, Australian Graduate Women (AGW), Australian Gender Equality Council (AGEC), Pip Coore on the “The Emergence of Family Care Agreements in an Ageing World” and Dr Terry Fitzsimmons – “Hands Up for Gender Equality” Tuesday 12th November 2019 1:45 pm for 2pm to 5 pm […]
For the first time in Melbourne, hear Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, civil rights activist, and feminist speak at the Collingwood Town Hall on 18 November 2019. “#MeToo has no colour, religion, gender, or socioeconomic status. Above all, it’s about helping survivors heal” – Tarana Burke Join Victorian Women’s Trust in partnership with […]
The NWA’s aim to empower women’s organisations to actively participate in international human rights processes and to help organisations to identify opportunities for using the outcomes of international processes in their domestic work. In particular, the NWA’s aim to empower women’s organisations to contribute to the establishment and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more about International Engagement – Collaboration
eS4W is working for improved access to gender data and analysis for the purposes of policy development and monitoring. eS4W wants statistical data that is disaggregated by sex to be publically accessible as a matter of course; in all relevant data domains and collections and by all relevant … Read more about Gender Statistics and Analysis – Data Disaggregation by Sex
The report is designed to inform governments, policy makers and community members of the issues that are of the most concern and how a gendered approach could improve the economic impacts of natural disasters on women. The Impact on Women in Disaster Affected Areas in Australia. ‘We Need To … Read more about Impact on Women in Disaster Affected Areas
Addressing Domestic Violence is a business imperative. The evidence is that domestic violence can affect the attendance, performance and safety of employees, and consequently reduce the productivity of Australian workplaces. In response, both public and private sector employers are progressively … Read more about Domestic Violence is a workplace issue