gender equity

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With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.

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While COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women more than men, a hybrid workplace could help progress gender equality.

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On International Women's Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.

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With the re-opening of schools, there needs to be a reconsideration of how we support girls’ play.

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UNSW Sydney is leading a response to the coronavirus pandemic and the particular disadvantages it creates for women.

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The managers who make the most decisions about hiring staff need more support to achieve greater gender equity in the workplace, a new study including UNSW Canberra researchers shows.

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Dr Kate Wilson, Scientia Education Fellow, Senior Lecturer at SEIT says the 2018 federal budget measures to encourage more women into STEMM are just a start.

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Moves toward gender equity in opportunity, including the dismantling of patriarchal power structures, might, paradoxically, also widen sex differences, writes Rob Brooks.

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Policy makers are still ignoring the value of unpaid work and care, UNSW Professor Lyn Craig has told a sold-out public lecture. 

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When people think of science celebrities, they think of men. Emma Johnston argues that more needs to be done to highlight the role of women in science.

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