Women on average get paid 15 per cent less than men, have less superannuation when they retire and perform unpaid care work more frequently. Disability advocate, Kristen Desmond, economist, Stephen Koukoulas and Christine Hepburn, from ES4W (Economic Security for Women) join Leon Compton to discuss how policy reform can improve the situation. Duration: 14min 13sec […]
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eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
Bringing it Home Webinar – CSW63 on 15th May 2019 via Redbank Conferencing
Own your financial future is the financial literacy project created by Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA). ASA will run a number of free workshops in various locations across Australia for women aged over 55 years. The aim is to empower older women with an understanding of basic investment and financial concepts
Aimed at first time attendees and those interested in CSW Watch & Listen to the webinar The Webinar is aimed at: providing the ‘virtual’ space for those new to the UN / CSW processes and procedures of CSW to learn and interact with those who have previously attended and thus enter any CSW preparatory meeting […]
Join our roundtable and enhance the conversation with economic Security4Women (eS4W), Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council Australia (FECCA), National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA), Australian Women Against Violence (AWAVA) and Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change. Date: Tuesday, 12th February 2019 Time: 12 noon to 3 pm (light lunch served) Venue: Hotel Kurrajong, 8 […]
Every woman and child has the right to live free from violence. Act on 3.8, you’re running late!
Retiring with a superannuation nest egg that allows for a decent standard of living is one of the fundamental objectives of retirement incomes policy. For most Australian women, their superannuation balance on retirement falls well short of this basic objective meaning retirement is often accompanied by financial pressures and in a worst case, severe hardship. […]
One area where the economic security for women has been enhanced over the past few decades is in educational attainment. There are more women than men finishing year 12 schooling, and this is carrying into university where there are more women than men achieving a bachelor degree. This is important for economic and financial security […]