Change The Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities (2017)
At the request of Australia’s 39 universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted a national, independent survey of university students to gain greater insight into the nature,...
Our experiences in elevating the representation of women in leadership - A letter from business leaders (2011)
This report is an initiative of the Male Champions of Change which is convened by Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission.
Mechanisms for advancing women’s human rights: A guide to using the Optional Protocol to CEDAW and other international complaint mechanisms
This is a practical guide for lawyers, advocates and women experiencing violations of their rights on how to use the Optional Protocol to CEDAW and other international complaint mechanisms to seek redress for alleged violations of women’s human...
Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, launched her Gender Equality Blueprint 2010 at the National Press Club today, 23 June 2010, saying that, in the wake of securing the major reform of paid parental leave scheme for Australia,...
Striking the Balance: Women, men, work and family sets out the key demographic changes facing Australian society. It also looks at the questions facing individuals, families, employers and governments.
This issues paper will examine the problem of the gender gap in retirement savings through the lens of a woman’s lifecycle. Drawing upon relevant research and data from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s consultations, it will explore the...
A publication of the working group of the National Roundtable on People Trafficking to assist Non-Government Organisations working with trafficked people.
Women’s Human Rights: United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (2008)
These resources have been developed as an update and revision of the Australian Human Rights Commission document, ‘Women of the World: Know Your International Human Rights’.
1 Summary of survey findings 2 About the Sexual Harassment National Telephone Survey 3 The extent of sexual harassment in Australia 4 The nature of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces 5 Information, reporting and complaints
This Guide should be used together with Effectively preventing and responding to sexual harassment: A Code of Practice for Employers, a comprehensive set of guidelines for employers, which can be found at www.humanrights.gov.au/sexualharassment/...
Gender Equality: What matters to Australian women and men. The Listening Tour Community Report (2008)
As many of you are aware, I became the federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner with the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) in September 2007. One of my main responsibilities is to promote gender equality in Australia as a human...