Safety in our homes, on the streets, at work and online. Responsive health care respects the dignity, rights and choices women make.
We're for 50/50. It's time our workplaces, board rooms and halls of Parliament reflected the diversity of our community.
In 2009, we published a research and discussion paper, ‘The Paradox of Service', lifting the lid on the mistreatment of former religious women when they left their orders.
Business Matrix sought to remedy the situation which women were faced in the culture of the nineties, as small businesses floundered, and assistance for women in business, was lacking.
This submission draws on previous research and other initiatives undertaken by the Victorian Women’s Trust over the past decade or more to highlight the issue of young women’s levels of financial literacy and relative disengagement with the superannuation system.
Our submission expressed concern that the Paid Parental Leave Scheme proposed under the Bill is inadequate to meet the central purposes of the government's scheme. .
In our submission we stated that in order to remove structural inequalities which segregate our workplace along gender lines and contribute enormously to the gender pay gap there needs to be a complete overhaul of the norms which dictate our working lives.
The Trust’s submission addressed the schedules in the Bill which addressed Australia’s child care and paid parental leave (PPL) schemes. Our submission emphasised that the benefits of a flexible and generous social security system are then manifest at every level of society with benefits reaching far into Australia’s future.
We believe Labor has a unique opportunity in Setting The Agenda to build momentum and a political appetite for bold, sophisticated and measured policies which lead to gender equality and to real and lasting and positive change.
so that in this lifetime we can be: