Gender equality


There is an increasing push-back in society against gender equality issues that can also spread into the workplace.


The biases experienced by some teachers vary according to their sex, background and faculty, according to a UNSW study of university student attitudes.

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For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.


UNSW Sydney achieves award for encouraging and supporting women in STEMM to thrive.

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The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey used a representative sample of 17,500 Australians.

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Large gaps in the representation of women in science careers later in life are not due to lack of ability in the classroom.


Discover why male-dominated sex ratios in Australia’s history could still be affecting attitudes today.


UNSW colleagues from across faculties and schools met and shared insights with federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins during her campus visit. 

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Until now, there has been a lack of any whole-of-government strategy for gender equality for public employees, writes Sue Williamson.