According to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), around 220,000 women and 145,000 men are missing out on around $125 million of super contributions a year.
Older women, (women 55+), in Australia have spent a lifetime of accumulating less, a lifetime of inequality of lower pay than men, of fewer higher paid positions than men. The gender pay gap persists today.
Introduction of the Modular Online Time Use Survey (MOTUS) – show your support.
Deliver for Good is a global campaign that applies a gender lens to the Sustainable Development Goals and promotes 12 critical investments in girls and women to power progress for all. In the lead up to the High-Level Political Forum, as world leaders gather to talk about progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, the thirteen […]
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 […]
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.
eS4W Member – BPW Australia is a community of women affiliated with BPW International, who focus on issues that affect women and work. This video coupled with motion graphics shows the highlights of the 2015 Equal Pay Day Event.
At the beginning of October, WGEA launched the GEI3 Pay Equity data for 2014-15 accompanied by their 2015 pay equity report card, as well as a case study from theCommonwealth Bank on pay equity. As part of that report, WGEA announced that the number of employers conducting a gender pay gap analysis has increased 17.6% in the […]
eS4W’s Chair, Sandra Cook, was interviewed by Fran Kelly, ABC’s RN Breakfast show on Friday, 18th September – click the link below to listen to the interview: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/calls-for-turnbull-to-change-key-womens-policy-not-just/6782632
ABS Gender Indicators released August 25th; always good to have to demonstrate gender inequality remains an issue! “A total of 20 tables in the Economic security domain have been updated with unpublished data from the 2014-15 ABS Labour Force Survey and 2014 data from the ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH). In addition, […]
eS4W attended the launch of the Equilibrium Man Challenge and supported it on social media via Twitter #betterways2work @equchallenge. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is a micro-documentary series that will follow the lives of a group of men as they negotiate and move to formal flexible working arrangements over a six month period. Throughout the journey, […]
Last Friday 25 July 2014, the Australian Human Rights Commission launched the Report of the Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review. The National Review examined the prevalence, nature and consequences of discrimination at work related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work. Thank you so much for your valuable contributions […]
The Australian Human Rights Commission’s landmark report for its Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released Friday 25th July, has found that little has changed in the 15 years since its first Inquiry into this subject. Australian workplaces still overwhelmingly view working while pregnant as a privilege, not a right.