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...
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
1 About this document 2 A guide to the Code of Practice 3 What is sexual harassment? 4 When is sexual harassment prohibited? 5 Liability 6 Preventing sexual harassment: All reasonable steps 7 Complaint procedures 8 Guidelines for small business 9...
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...
I am pleased to present the report of my Listening Tour, reflecting the major issues you shared with me as I travelled the length and breadth of Australia.
The Pregnancy Guidelines follow the Commission's Report of the National Inquiry into Pregnancy and Work, Pregnant and Productive: It's a right not a privilege to work while pregnant, commissioned by the federal Attorney-General in August 1998.