Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Abstract:

On 9 November 2016, the matter of gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality was referred to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration for inquiry and report by 30 March 2017. The inquiry was to give particular reference to: (1) the nature and extent of industrial and occupational gender segregation in Australian workplaces relative to comparable jurisdictions, including gender segregation in tertiary education courses; (2) factors driving industrial and occupational gender segregation in the Australian context; (3) economic...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Equity; Employment; Participation; Economics; Income; Outcomes

Keywords: Equal opportunity; Equal treatment; Economic impact; Economic implication; Wage differential; Conditions of employment; Discrimination; Nontraditional occupation; Recommendations; Affirmative action

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: The Senate, 2017

Physical description: xvi, 80 p.

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http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Finance_and_Public_Administration/Gendersegregation/Report

ISBN: 9781760105686

Notes:
Jenny McAllister, Chair

Resource type: Report

Rights: This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/au/

Call number: TD/TNC 128.781

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