Between April and June 2018, the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) conducted a national survey to investigate the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment in Australian...
The Australian Human Rights Commission is focused on addressing sex discrimination and promoting gender equality in Australia – and ensuring the economic and financial security of all women. The Investing in care: Recognising and valuing those who...
n 2012, the Australian Human Rights Commission conducted its third national telephone survey on sexual harassment. The survey is important because it provides the only national and trend data on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Encourage. Support. Act!Bystander Approaches to Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceWritten by Paula McDonald, Queensland University of Technology and Michael Flood, University of Wollongong for theAustralian Human Rights CommissionJune 2012
In 2010, the Australian Human Rights Commission examined the key reforms required to achieve gender equality in Australia in a report entitled Gender Equality Blueprint 2010.
Sex discrimination is when a person is treated less favourably than a person of the opposite sex would be treated in the same or similar circumstances.
In April 2012, the current UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, including its causes and consequences, Ms Rashida Manjoo, accepted an invitation to conduct a study tour to Australia. This was the first visit to Australia ever undertaken...
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.