The gender pay gap currently stands at 23% in Australia, but this statistic alone does not capture the full problem. If you don’t have a job, the opportunity to work enough hours, or good working conditions, then wage parity is a secondary issue. http://theconversation.com/what-we-miss-when-we-focus-on-the-gender-wage-gap-80536 The latest data show 9.4% of the female workforce had insufficient […]
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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.
Stephanie Foster @APS_Commission Deputy Commissioner: APS is leading by example on #genderequality & #workforceparticipation #Towards2025 pic.twitter.com/Qp2I3uusJa — The Office for Women (@officeforwomen) July 7, 2017
Ministerial Statement: “Supporting women to participate in the workforce is an economic and social priority for the Turnbull Government — it’s good for women, families, business and our economy.” Click the image to learn more…..
#CSW61Aus – another week of women gathering begins – joined by women around the world and Australia including the National Womens Alliances and their member organisations.
There was no escaping the cost of abandoning this obligation, as demonstrated clearly by more than fourteen International and Australian speakers at the JERA International Who Cares! National forum in Melbourne on Monday 20th February 2017. economic Security 4 Women (eS4W), one of five National Women’s Alliances funded through the Federal Government, partnered with JERA […]
Professionals Australia today launched its Gender Bias series to mark Equal Pay Day.
“Older women who do not own a home will not be able to afford city rentals once they are fully reliant on the age pension,” said Ms Ryan. Read the full article here.
@CSW60 Parallel Event Thursday 17th March 2016 at 10:30 am @ the Salvation Army – 221 East 52 End Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave) Downstairs. This interactive discussion will explore effective local strategies in Asia and the Pacific to boost quality work creation, employment, and economic participation for women and girls.