The gender wage gap is an equality issue that impacts on all women. Right Now columnist Zoya Patel tells us why.
Lia Incognita traces the discourses of patriotism, protectionism and ethical consumerism through the objects in her room.
Right Now speaks to Julie McKay, Executive Director of the Australian National Committee for UN Women, on critical gender issues facing Australia and the Pacific region.
Yolanda Beattie of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency says flexible work should be mainstreamed across Australia, and be equally accessible to women and men.
Gemma Keegan of the Scarlet Alliance makes the case for why the decriminalisation of sex work will contribute to improved human rights for sex workers.
The Employment Law Project at the Footscray Community Legal Centre seeks to bridge information gaps by training multilingual representatives to educate their community on employment rights.
Unemployment is rarely a choice for young people, writes Zoya Patel. In order to end youth unemployment in Australia, the Abbott Government needs to change its approach.
The supply chains of Australia’s supermarket giants are exploiting countless migrant workers around the country, writes Sayomi Ariyawansa.
The dangers of stigmatising legal practitioners suffering from mental ill health are not confined to the practitioners themselves – they ripple out across the profession and the community at large, writes Dr Michelle Sharpe.
Consumers in Australia are are increasingly aware of fair trade, but much lesser known is the idea of “fair shipping”. The seafarers that transport the goods we enjoy are a blind spot in consumer awareness, writes Big hART’s Yolande Norris.
Zoya Patel writes on the government’s recently announced cuts to the Paid Parental Leave Scheme.
To shed light on age discrimination, the Australian Human Rights Commission launched Willing to Work, a National Inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with a disability.