Jacinda Ardern's power pregnancy is going to help many women crack the baby/boss dilemma.
Taking Iceland’s lead and introducing penalties for failing to recognise one of the most stubborn problems in our workforce could speed up progress.
On 1 August 2017, the Australian Human Rights Commission released a landmark report on university students’ experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins share some of the insights and recommendations in this guest blog for DCA.
BBC's announcement of a female Dr Who has ruffled feathers but as DCA CEO Lisa Annese explains, this is indicative of the discomfort that those who benefit from maintaining the status quo feel when women take on roles traditionally held by men.
It’s not enough for men to say they care about gender equality. They have to be committed to making personal change – not just in their professional lives but also in their private lives.
Unlike mentoring where you are simply asking for some time and an opportunity to share ideas, a sponsor needs to have the confidence in you and your skills to represent you when you are not there. Such a relationship takes time to build.
DCA opposes proposed changes to the Government-funded Paid Parental Leave scheme and has outlined this in a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee currently reviewing the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2016.
What is your organisation doing to reduce the gender pay gap? DCA is preparing a submission for the Inquiry into gender segregation in the workplace and women's economic equality and is seeking your views and experience.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
Last weekend, I joined thousands of other women in Sydney to march in the Women’s March, Sydney. I did this not only to show solidarity with other citizens of the world but because I believe, when it comes to issues around gender equality, we still have a long way to go in Australia.
Workplaces can make a difference on many levels if they face up to their responsibilities in the quest to reduce family and domestic violence.
The third year of data collected and released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows that across Australian workplaces, women continue to be under-valued and under-represented at senior levels. While there is progress, the pace of change is much too slow.
The Diversity Council’s report shows women are paid less just because they are women. So why are we still debating the existence of the pay gap?
DCA made a submission to the Productivity Commission Superannuation Competitiveness and Efficiency draft report.
If there is any evidence of the importance of a dad who both works and cares simultaneously, it is right here in my heart.
It happens to one in four pregnancies and is more likely to have an effect on a woman’s life than breast cancer and ovarian cancer. But miscarriage is rarely, if ever, discussed openly.
One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, yet talking about the experience remains taboo in many Australian workplaces. It’s time for that to change.
Female scientists and women in STEM should never ever have to deal with another eminent male professor mocking their contribution and asking for gender segregated labs again – even if their intelligence, determination and workplace contributions are #distractinglysexy!
For many of us, there’s no better day to show mum how much she means to us than Mother’s Day. We buy her presents, make her breakfast in bed or tell her how much we appreciate all that she’s done for us. But what’s the best gift anyone can really give to mum?
Media responses to the recent release of the federal government's consultations on workplace gender reporting have centered on concerns that any watering down of reporting requirements will be a step backwards to achieving greater gender equity in the workplace.