Calling parents or caregivers with children in childcare, pre-school or school!You are invited to participate in research which aims to better understand decisions you make on where you live and work and how this influences parenting, time use and travel.
The research involves an open-ended interview (no longer than 30 minutes), where general questions are asked about the impact of housing and transport options on the way your family organises its life.This interview is approved by UC Human Research Ethics Committee (project number 13-186). Your participation is completely voluntary and you are free to withdraw at any stage of the discussion. All information collected from the interview is anonymously analysed for research and publication purposes.
Updated data for the economic security (including the latest workforce particpation rates), education, health, safety and justice and democracy, governance and citizenship domains (including new data on Judges, Magistrates and Order of Australia recpients).
Updated data on democracy, governance and leadership from the ABS and WGEA will be available later this year.
economic Security4Women has launched Know Your Value- a pay and contract negotiation checklist for women.
The resource is designed for women and will link them to existing information in order to facilitate the negotiation of the best employment outcomes, contributing to long term economic wellbeing.
"In some jobs there may little or no room to negotiate, however, women need to find out what is -and is not- negotiable and then work our which checklist items are relevant to the job being considered" said Ms Sandra Cook, Chairperson of economic Security4Women, a National Women's Alliance.
A Landmark National Summit for Educators and Policy Makers
Friday, October 3 2014- Saturday, October 4
at Mercy Place, Bardon, Brisbane
The Reclaiming Feminism: EnGendering Change conference "above all, promotes the role of feminist thought and practice in creating new visions for Australian education, dominated as it now is by a masculinised economic model of private interest and competition." (Professor Raewyn Connell, keynote speaker).
"(This report) shows that where laws and justice systems work well, they can provide an essential mechanism for women to realize their human rights. However, it also underscores the fact that, despite widespread guarantees of equality, the reality for many millions of women is that justice remains out of reach."
Michelle Bachelet , Executive Director UN Women
Progress of the World's Women - In Pursuit of Justice, the biennial flagship report of UN Women, has just been released. This issue, In Pursuit of Justice, examines the legal barriers and inequities too many women experience, as well as the progress made in access to justice for women.
"The problem of ageing and gender and homelessness is so big the reality is it will swamp all previous expectations or discussions or plans... We have to think quickly and radically outside that square and we have to engage the private sector."
JERA International is currently undertaking the Australian NGO 20 year review of the Beijing Platform for Action. Information will be gathered from civil society groups and individuals throughout July and August, 2014 through the Beijing caravans. You can particpate in or run a carvan. A B+20 Caravan Toolkit is available here. As part of this process, JERA is collecting the voices of women in Australia through the B+20 survey, which you can do here.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Council is holding this seminar on Tuesday 24 June from 2-4pm at the Inspire Centre, Building 25 University of Canberra.
This Seminar will enable community members, service practitioners, academics and researchers, to share their expertise and contribute to discussion about the effects of the intersection of gender and disability discrimination on the incidence and nature of violence against women with disabilities, and how we can improve responses.
Which bag did Australia's first female Prime Minister take to the Mid Winter Ball? What kind of bag does Westpac CEO Gail Kelly use? Why did Tanya Hosch - Joint Campaign Director of the Recognise Campaign - buy this bag? Why did Susan Carland part with her donation with a heavy heart? What is the story behind Rebecca Morse's bag? Where did Tammy Franks travel with her bag?
Celebrate the final night of the Bid for Equality handbag auction with YWCA Adelaide. For more information and registration for this great event, go here.