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LGBTIQ+ parliamentarians in Australian parliaments

Quick Guide to Australian federal, state and territory parliamentarians who have publicly identified as LGBTIQ+ while in office

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Women in Parliament in 2022

For the first time in history, not a single functioning parliament in the world is male-only. Read the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s newest ‘Women in Parliament’ report for other findings about women’s participation in parliament.

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Women in politics: 2023 map

The women in politics: 2023 map presents global data for women in executive positions and national parliaments, showing that women are underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide. Where does Australia rank?

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Inquiry into economic equity for Victorian women: final report

The 2022 final report from the Inquiry into Economic Equity for Victorian Women contains 31 recommendations focusing on changes that will have the most significant impact on Victorian women’s economic equity.

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Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The gender snapshot 2022

This 2022 report from UN Women presents the latest evidence on gender equality across 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by world leaders in 2015 – emphasising the long road ahead to achieve gender equality.

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The Woman President: a conversation with Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa

Do women leaders lead differently? And are women leaders necessarily better for women? Carol Schwartz talks to Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa about Ramona’s new book, The Woman President: Leadership, Law and Legacy for Women Based on Experiences from South and Southeast Asia.

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Global Gender Gap Report 2022

Gender parity is not recovering, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2022. It will take another 132 years to close the global gender gap.

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The U.S. in search of gender equity: Policy lessons from around the world

This 2022 report from the International Center for Research on Women provides evidence that women’s participation in politics is key to forming effective gender equity policies that improve socio-political, economic, educational and health outcomes for all.

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More women in politics key to tackling gender inequality

Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa calls for more women in politics and lasting reform to get Australia back on a positive pathway to being globally influential and show a real commitment to equality.

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Four ways to change the way we do politics

Professor Ariadne Vromen of ANU offers four innovative, citizen-centric ways the Australian government can start working on today to change politics in Australia.

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