Gender Equality

When we look back at 2019 so far, it is clear there is growing interest in equality for female athletes. There has been much focus on equal representation, equal opportunities and, the big one, equal pay for our female athletes.

Workplace Gender Equality Agency Director Libby Lyons has once again been included in Apolitical’s internationally-renowned list of the top gender equality policy influencers from around the world.

A new study out of the US found that numerical rating tools are far from impartial when it comes to measuring the performance of an employee.

This paper looks at the features of ‘female-dominated’ and ‘male-dominated’ organisations, while highlighting the unequal distribution of women and men across industries and occupations.

This paper gives an overview of countries that have gender equality reporting schemes as well as information about a number of different models that are currently in use throughout the world.

Unfortunately, this year we have witnessed too many stories about high profile women being harassed online as they strive for success in their careers. 

International Women’s Day 2019 was a day full of insightful discussions about the status of equality for women in Australia. With all the IWD festivities, it is easy to miss something. 

Friday 8 March 2019 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, Balance for Better, is an opportunity to reflect on the areas where balance can better our communities, workplaces and personal lives. Here are some key facts about balance for women and work in Australia.

ACS Canberra is hosting an event to promote diversity, culture & leadership, as part of an International Women's Day celebration at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 5 March 2019. WGEA Director, Libby Lyons, will be joined by other panellists to discuss diversity and inclusion. 

This section outlines many of the evidence-based benefits of gender equality.