I was heartened to see so much discussion about gender equality surrounding International Women’s Day (March 8th) this year. As the celebrations come to a close, it is critical that we each commit to doing something differently now, if progress is to be made.… Read more ›
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I want to start this article with two things – a very big thank-you to everyone who attended an International Women’s Day event, who hosted their own or donated funds; and also offer a huge congratulations towards all those who played a part in orchestrating the fantastic week of National Office events, particularly the Australian National Committee for UN Women staff, volunteers and the panel of speakers for each event.… Read more ›
Elizabeth Broderick has been the Sex Discrimination Commissioner since 2007. Over the coming weekend she will appear as both a panellist and speaker at the International Women’s Day breakfasts which are happening across Australia.
Why did you say yes to being a panellist and speaker at this year’s International Women’s Day?… Read more ›
The United Nations estimates that 70% of the world’s poorest people are women.
Lack of access to education, coercion into early marriage and unequal share of both income and land are all contributing factors in making women more susceptible to poverty. … Read more ›