Enhancing economic and financial security for women will not be achieved by undermining and lowering economic security for men. This is not the trade-off.
Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) states the national gender pay gap has reached its lowest level in 20 years at 14.6%. So, this year, Equal Pay Day will be on Friday 31 August, marking the 62 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men.
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Policy recommendations to boost women’s economic security Boosting Economic Security for All Women Read eS4W_White Paper_Defining the Concept of Economic Security for Women and start the conversation for civil society to absorb consider and have dialogue around the concept of economic security for all women living in Australia. The objective of eS4w’s White Paper (author, Stephen Koukoulas, […]
Women’s economic measure finds that Australian women are progressing but it’s a one step forward, two step back march. The latest Financy Women’s Index powered by Data Digger has revealed that the economic progression of Australian women has suffered a disappointing setback and is yet to fully recover from a drop in workforce participation and […]
Justice Equality Rights Access (JERA) International attends the CSW each year and, over the past nine years, has represented the economic Security4Women (eS4W) alliance through participation in the Australian NGO delegation and Australian government meetings, supporting events at CSW and through social media.
The 2018-19 Budget includes a range of initiatives focused on women’s: • economic capability and leadership; • safety; and • health and wellbeing Minister for Women, The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer states “Australian women make extraordinary contributions every day. We contribute to our families and communities, our workplaces and our nation. The Government understands this and is determined to support […]
Statistics from the latest AICD Gender diversity progress report show a worrying slowdown in progress towards the AICD’s 30% target for women on ASX 200 boards.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hosted 32 Census Data Seminars across 26 locations in Australia. The free information sessions revealed what the 2016 Census of Population and Housing tells us about ourselves, our communities and Australia.
The latest Gender Indicators Australia was released on 19th September, by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It is a resource for social analysis and research in gender equality. The publication currently contains 55 key indicators and a further 95 related or detailed data series.
Infrastructure maintenance services provider Broadspectrum is sponsoring scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for female students at two Australian universities.
PENDA is a free and simple to use app combining financial tips, safety and legal information and referrals for women who have experienced domestic and financial violence.
Equal Pay Day falls on Monday 4 September this year, marking the additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men.
Most women don’t work full-time. Women work part-time at three times the rate of men, which reduces their income and savings capacity.
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?
You often hear about the gender pay gap, but what does that actually mean? This video explains.
Today the Workplace Gender Equality Agency can announce that Equal Pay Day falls on 4 September this year. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day marking the additional time from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same as men. Using Average Weekly Earnings data released by the […]
Must watch! Dr Elizabeth Hill from @Sydney_Uni explains the causes of the #gender pay gap in this great new video: https://t.co/Qn1vP55NEI — WGEA (@WGEAgency) August 8, 2017
Iceland is making it illegal to pay men more than women Unequal wage freeze. Read more: http://wef.ch/2sAts6j Posted by World Economic Forum on Monday, 19 June 2017