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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 2016. Plan International and Our Watch commissioned this survey to obtain a deeper understanding of … Continue reading Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

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 Universities.  The survey looked at accommodation, safety, student services, sexual assault, harassment and economic difficulties that … Continue reading Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

Stop Gendered Violence at Work – Women’s Rights at Work Report

November 2016 Victorian Trades Hall Council This report presents the findings of  consultations with working women, which became known as WRAW (Women’s Rights At Work), undertaken by Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) throughout 2016. A common theme arising in these consultations was the extent to which cultures of sexism and gender inequality were impacting on women’s safety … Continue reading Stop Gendered Violence at Work – Women’s Rights at Work Report

Playing Our Part – Lessons Learned from Implementing Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

November 2016 Male Champions of Change This report focuses on workplace responses to family violence and shares the steps, processes and frameworks that organisations/workplaces have found effective.  The report also includes case study examples of strategies employed by Male Champions member organisations relating to Employee Assistance Providers (EAPs) and managers.    

Horizons Research Report: Media representations of violence against women and their children, Final report

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS), June 2016 This report outlines findings from a study which aimed to establish a baseline picture of the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change. The media has been identified in numerous Australian state … Continue reading Horizons Research Report: Media representations of violence against women and their children, Final report

Key issues in working with men from immigrant and refugee communities in preventing violence against women

White Ribbon Research Series Dr Adele Murdolo and Dr Regina Quiazon, May 2016 This report explores the key issues in working with men from immigrant and refugee communities in Australia to prevent violence against women. It applies a feminist intersectional approach to the question of men’s engagement and examines a range of issues that need to … Continue reading Key issues in working with men from immigrant and refugee communities in preventing violence against women

Reducing violence against women and their children – Research informing the development of a national campaign

Australian Government Department of Social Services, November 2015 On 17 April 2015, COAG endorsed a $30 million commitment to a national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children, which is jointly funded with the states and territories. This campaign will focus on primary prevention, specifically addressing the precursory attitudes of young people around respectful … Continue reading Reducing violence against women and their children – Research informing the development of a national campaign

COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children, Final Report

Council of Australian Governments (COAG), April 2016 The COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children was established to provide advice to COAG on how to reduce violence against women and their children by identifying areas for national leadership. In this report, the Advisory Panel recommends six areas for action to keep … Continue reading COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children, Final Report

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 is to highlight the need for health promotion actions that are sensitive to the social, … Continue reading Shared understandings: Women’s Health West’s guide to health promotion and gender equity