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...
2011
Gender Equality Blueprint 2010 cover photo

Gender Equality Blueprint (2010)

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,...
2010

Striking the Balance - Women, men, work and family

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.
2010
Cover - Accumulating poverty? Women’s experiences of inequality over the lifecycle

Accumulating poverty? Women’s experiences of inequality over the lifecycle (2009)

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...
2009

Guidelines for NGOs working with trafficked people (2009)

A publication of the working group of the National Roundtable on People Trafficking to assist Non-Government Organisations working with trafficked people.
2009

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’.
2008

Sexual harassment: Serious business (2008)

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
2008

Effectively preventing and responding to sexual harassment: A Quick Guide (2008)

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/...
2008

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...
2008

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