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UNESCO report on gender equality
UNESCO has published a global study on gender equality in scientific research: To be smart, the digital revolution will need to be inclusive. The report reinforces the challenges faced by women in STEM-related fields, highlights a forecast shortage in skills for Industry 4.0 and calls for more comprehensive data on gender trends.
Report from the Engineering Australia Taskforce
Professor Deborah Corrigan and Dr Kathleen Aikens from Monash University have released their report titled Barriers to Participation in Engineering and The Value of Interventions to Improve Diversity. This comprehensive report looks at the many contexts for women's participation in engineering and the barriers that are present, and suggests potential interventions to increase participation.
Disrupting the System – Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Male Champions of Change has released a report on organizational approached to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, recommending that the prevention of sexual harassment be a key point of accountability for Boards, CEOs and Executive teams.
The impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce
A report prepared by the Rapid Research Information Forum to inform the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP of the impact COVID-19 will have on women in the STEM workforce.
Busting myths about women in STEM
The Office of the Chief Scientist has published a paper that dispels four damaging and persistent myths facing women in STEM, and highlights the need for ongoing action to encourage and support women to pursue careers in these areas.
OECD - Bridging the digital gender divide
Bridging the Digital Gender Divide says women are not currently empowered to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital transformation. While G20 economies have taken important actions to narrow gender gaps in general, more needs to be done to increase the participation of women and girls in the digital economy so that they too can contribute to and benefit from the digital transformation that is under way.