End to Population Growth: We are far from a world in which all births result from intended pregnancies.
Download in Word In recent decades, women in Australia have made significant strides towards equality with men. At universities, in workplaces, in boardrooms and in government, a growing number of women have taken on leadership roles, forging pathways for other women and girls to follow.
Despite this progress, women and girls continue to experience inequality and discrimination in many important parts of their lives, which can limit the choices and opportunities available to them. About gender equality in Australia Women and girls make up just over half While Australia scores very highly in the area of educational attainment, there is still a lot of progress to be made in the areas of economic participation and opportunity and political empowerment.
On average, Australian women have to work an extra 56 days a year to earn the same pay as men for doing the same work.
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Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Gender workplace statistics at a glance (February ) World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap Report ()  Australian Bureau of Statistics, - Census of Population and Housing: Reflecting Australia – Stories from the Census, , Snapshot of Australia (June, ). Workplace gender equality is achieved when people are able to access and enjoy the same rewards, resources and opportunities regardless of gender.
Australia, along with many countries worldwide, has made significant progress towards gender equality in recent decades, particularly in education, health and female workforce participation.
Gender equality in education and work allows a society to reach its full human potential and become the most productive and resourceful nation it can be. While the world has achieved progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment under the Millennium Development Goals (including equal access to primary education between girls and boys.
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Download PDF; Download in Word In recent decades, women in Australia have made significant strides towards equality with men.