Gender Equality in Education and the Workplace – An Australian Story  

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Gender Equity,

Gender equality in education and work allows a society to reach its full human potential and become the most productive and resourceful nation it can be. Although Australia has come a long way in our access to education for women, it still has a long way to go to increase women’s economic participation and workplace opportunities. Gender bias, challenges with child care, lack of workplace flexibility and inequity in pay means that a lesser amount of women are able to fulfil their career potential due to social and structural limitations.
So where are we now and how did we get here?

Open Colleges has created this handy timeline and some useful statistics to get you up to date link