Half way to equal: report of the inquiry into equal opportunity and equal status for women in Australia


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Author: Lavarch, Michael

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Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs


This report examines the progress made in advancing equal opportunity and equal status for women in Australia as detailed in the National Agenda for Women. It reviews the extent to which the objectives of the Sex Discrimination Act of 1984 have been met, and makes recommendations to further equality for women. The areas of paid and unpaid work, employment opportunity, income security, leisure and sport, recognition, education and training, women with particular needs (e.g. Aboriginal women, women with disabilities), and legislation are discussed. There is a dissenting report included...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Outcomes; Equity; Employment; Gender; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Recommendations; Equal treatment; Equal opportunity; Sex discrimination; Employment opportunity; Employees; Education; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1992

Physical description: lv, 365 p.

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Also called: Lavarch report

ISBN: 0644243406

Statement of responsibility: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Chair: Michael Lavarch

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/ERD 87.15

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