What’s a Woman Really Worth? The $345b value of unpaid work to Australia’s economy – The Sydney Morning Herald

Extract If we were to measure the value of unpaid childcare to Australia’s economy in dollar terms, it would be the nation’s biggest – estimated at $345 billion. A new report from PwC, to be released on Wednesday as part of International Women’s Day, asks: Why is it that a mother caring for her children … [Read More] What’s a Woman Really Worth? The $345b value of unpaid work to Australia’s economy – The Sydney Morning Herald

International Women’s Day 2017

The World, 8th March 2017 IWD 2017 campaign theme: #BeBoldForChange For International Women’s Day 2017, we’re asking you to #BeBoldForChange. Call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world. Every person – women, men and non-binary people – can play a part in … [Read More] International Women’s Day 2017

HRW Submission on Nauru to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – Human Rights Watch

Extract Human Rights Watch has documented numerous women’s rights violations in Nauru… This submission draws primarily on Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International’s joint research on Nauru. Since September 2012, Australia has forcibly transferred families with children, unaccompanied children, and single men and women to Nauru under Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and as part of the … [Read More] HRW Submission on Nauru to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – Human Rights Watch

An Explanation of Honour-related Killings of Women in Europe through Bourdieu’s Concept of Symbolic Violence and Masculine Domination – Current Sociology

ABSTRACT This article aims to explain the lethal violence against women observed in certain contexts in recent years. It analyses the phenomenon of female homicide victimization through the lens of Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of symbolic violence. The principal manifestation of homicide of female victims explored in this article are honour killings in migrant communities in … [Read More] An Explanation of Honour-related Killings of Women in Europe through Bourdieu’s Concept of Symbolic Violence and Masculine Domination – Current Sociology

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