Tag Archives: gender inequality

Promoting gender equality for improved health and wellbeing – VicHealth Position Statement

May 2017 The Gender Equality and Health Position Statement outlines VicHealth’s commitment to addressing inequalities between men and women, so that all Victorians can realise their full potential for health and wellbeing regardless of gender.

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Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Plan International Australia and Our Watch October 2016 The Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey on young women’s experiences of inequality was conducted by IPSOS Australia with 600 girls and young women aged 15-19 between December 2015 and February … Continue reading

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Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

National Union of Students February 2016 This report details the findings of the National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Department’s Talk About It survey (2015) and reveals a range of alarming statistics about the experiences of women studying at Australian … Continue reading

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She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap

October 2016 KPMG This report uses structured econometric modelling to determine the factors that underpin the gender pay gap, and to what extent they contribute to the issue. This report,an update to analysis  initially conducted in 2009,shows that despite the … Continue reading

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Start a Conversation – online resource

2016 Australian Government – a joint Australian, state and territory initiative This online resource provides  parents, family members, teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers with tools to support conversations with young people about respectful relationships and respect for women. Resources … Continue reading

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Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy

December 2016 Victorian State Government Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy sets out to redress gender inequality, sexism and violence against women through a number of reforms and initiatives, including: Enacting a Gender Equality Act to embed strong … Continue reading

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Shared understandings: Women’s Health West’s guide to health promotion and gender equity

Women’s Health West, 2014 This guide to gender equity and health promotion provides clear and consistent language in key definitions, conceptual frameworks and supporting data relating to gender equity, upstream health promotion and the social determinants of health. Its purpose … Continue reading

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Gender transformative policy and practice

Women’s Health Victoria, 2012 This paper considers the meaning of the term ‘gender transformative policy and practice’ and how it fits into existing approaches to gendered policy and practice.  

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Equal Footing toolkit

VicHealth, 2015 Equal Footing is a new toolkit for workplaces to promote gender equality and respectful relationships. The toolkit was developed with funding from the Victorian Government and trialled in a variety of sectors including hospitality, engineering, finance, publishing and … Continue reading

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Gender, Age and the Perceived Causes, Nature and Extent of Domestic and Dating Violence in Australian Society

Cale, J. and Breckenridge, J. (2015) Gender, Age and the Perceived Causes, Nature and Extent of Domestic and Dating Violence in Australian Society, Gendered Violence Research Network, UNSW Australia. This study examined the perceptions and attitudes of young Australian adults … Continue reading

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