Working Women are still in the red

Women's Electoral Lobby state 'Working Women are still in the Red'. Women working full time, on average, get only 82% of men's earnings and the gap is increasing. This year, women will have to work 2 months more to earn the same as their male equivalent.

First on-air Australian Beijing +15 Caravan

On Thursday evening 6th August, 2009 in Melbourne Australia the first on-air 'Working Together for Equality' caravan took place. The caravan was set up to gather information for the 15 year review of the Beijing Platform for Action. The 2 hour show...

Beijing +15: Working Together for Equality

Around the world women face discrimination in access to rights and opportunities across all spheres of their lives. Women’s groups from Australia and around the World have successfully participated in bringing their issues to the United Nations through the Beijing process and reviewing how governments have measured up to their commitments to women. The Beijing Conference: The 4th World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace (1995); The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China in September, 1995.

Beijing +15 NGO Events: Australian Events

Beijing + 15: “Working Together for Equality” State & Territory Caravans across Australia & On-line Questionnaire: Beijing + 15 June, July, and early August, 2009 A series of workshops or caravans will be held in each State across Australia during June, July and early August, 2009. The information which comes from these caravans will be presented in....