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Women into non-traditional industries and occupations

Objective:

To improve opportunities for women in non-traditional occupations and emerging industries with a focus on challenging gender occupation stereotypes for girls.

Areas of focus:

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Education and training (STEM & VET)

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Career pathways (secondary school)

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Girls entering the workforce

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Staying in the workforce and rising to the top

eS4W Member Organisations involvement:

WAVE presents at the Senate Inquiry into Technical and Further Education in Australia – Education and Employment References Committee_2014_04_09_2386

Resources

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s toolkit Women in male-dominated industries. The toolkit provides practical and effective suggestions for how to attract, recruit, retain and develop women in traditionally male-dominated jobs. Download the toolkit at bit.ly/11IDkII

What is in the news
New Program Hopes to drive women to trade apprenticeships – watch the story here

Introduction of the Modular Online Time Use Survey (MOTUS)

Show you support – A Time Use Survey: the why, the who, the need, the when and the how.

#EPD2017 support women in sport

Women in all sports have been fighting for a decade for a level playing field – equal pay for equal value. So are we. How did they get this far and what does it mean for women playing and leading in sport today?