eS4W will be holding their next series of Roundtable in Hobart, Launceston, Tasmania and Melbourne on “Boosting Economic Security for All Women living in Australia” “The impact the Cost of Care has on Economic Security for All Women living in Australia” Monday 6th May 2019 9:45 am for 10 am to 1 pmThe Old Woolstore […]
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
Gender-Responsive Social Protection Systems: It’s a Human Right Thursday, 14th March 2019 at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Aqua Room @ 4 W 43rd StreetNew York, NY 10036 In this workshop using Human Rights to promote social protections for women will be explored. Speakers will share global, regional and national means to use Human Rights […]
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!
CSW101 Webinar Thursday 13th December 2018 – 1 pm to 1:45 pm (AEDT) At Redbank Conferencing – https://events.redbackconferencing.com.au/f3c380
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 […]
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.
ASIC’s MoneySmart presents Women talk money. Start your conversation today!
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.