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Health

  • Strengthening Australian university responses to sexual assault and harassment

    This project focuses on the development of effective and appropriate institutional responses to sexual assault and harassment in Australian universities.
    The Basser steps at UNSW Sydney are a rainbow staircase, featuring the words 'respect, think, don't assume'.
  • Monitoring government responses to human rights and health inequities faced by women and girls in the Asia Pacific region

    This project seeks to assess the performance of UN member states in responding to human rights and health inequities faced by their women and girls, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region.
    CEDAW
  • Project 5: A weekend for every worker

    The five-day work week challenges the idea that construction projects should run over six or seven-day weeks to meet tight deadlines.
    Workers gather around a local Indigenous leader for a smoking ceremony before work begins on the Concord Hospital redevelopment in Sydney.
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • The human rights of older persons: International and national dimensions

    The Institute’s project on the 'Human rights of older persons: International and national dimensions' engages with current issues relating to the
    Human rights older persons
  • Sex and gender policies in health and medical research

    The 'Sex and Gender Policies in Health and Medical Research' project focuses on the understanding, promotion and development of policies for sex and
    Women in health

Business

  • Data privacy to enhance safety in situations of family violence

    The research will investigate how technology and related policies around data privacy and use can be used to enhance the safety of individuals affected by domestic and family violence.
    A hand on a mobile phone
  • Exploitation of international students in accommodation and at work

    The Information for Impact project brings together key stakeholders from the international education sector to address the exploitation of international students at work and in relation to accommodation.
    A busy cafe with young workers in background
  • Stopping sexual harassment in garment factories

    The STOP project by CARE aims to reduce sexual harassment in garment factories through implementing effective and appropriate models to address the problem in the workplace.
    A sewing machine needle on black fabric
  • Security in old age for single older women without children

    Evidence from this project will inform the work of the financial services sector in supporting these women to navigate the tax/transfer, housing and superannuation systems and in policy advocacy on improving women's financial security in old age.
    women-laughing
  • Project 5: A weekend for every worker

    The five-day work week challenges the idea that construction projects should run over six or seven-day weeks to meet tight deadlines.
    Workers gather around a local Indigenous leader for a smoking ceremony before work begins on the Concord Hospital redevelopment in Sydney.
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • Modern slavery

    Our work We conduct research, training and provide advice to government, business, civil society and the UN on the relevance of human rights to
    factory

Gender

  • Data privacy to enhance safety in situations of family violence

    The research will investigate how technology and related policies around data privacy and use can be used to enhance the safety of individuals affected by domestic and family violence.
    A hand on a mobile phone
  • Stopping sexual harassment in garment factories

    The STOP project by CARE aims to reduce sexual harassment in garment factories through implementing effective and appropriate models to address the problem in the workplace.
    A sewing machine needle on black fabric
  • Supporting Vietnamese women in politics

    This research will seek to address the systematic and persistent political underrepresentation of women in all branches of Vietnam's political system.
    Cartoon woman climbs a ladder in order to move forward
  • Security in old age for single older women without children

    Evidence from this project will inform the work of the financial services sector in supporting these women to navigate the tax/transfer, housing and superannuation systems and in policy advocacy on improving women's financial security in old age.
    women-laughing
  • Monitoring government responses to human rights and health inequities faced by women and girls in the Asia Pacific region

    This project seeks to assess the performance of UN member states in responding to human rights and health inequities faced by their women and girls, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region.
    CEDAW
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • Reimagining judging in international criminal courts: A gendered approach

    This project focuses on a significant gap in International Criminal Court (ICC) research: the contribution of judges to the ICC’s poor conviction
    Justice Gender Courts
  • Sex and gender policies in health and medical research

    The 'Sex and Gender Policies in Health and Medical Research' project focuses on the understanding, promotion and development of policies for sex and
    Women in health

Health

  • Strengthening Australian university responses to sexual assault and harassment

    This project focuses on the development of effective and appropriate institutional responses to sexual assault and harassment in Australian universities.
    The Basser steps at UNSW Sydney are a rainbow staircase, featuring the words 'respect, think, don't assume'.
  • Monitoring government responses to human rights and health inequities faced by women and girls in the Asia Pacific region

    This project seeks to assess the performance of UN member states in responding to human rights and health inequities faced by their women and girls, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region.
    CEDAW
  • Project 5: A weekend for every worker

    The five-day work week challenges the idea that construction projects should run over six or seven-day weeks to meet tight deadlines.
    Workers gather around a local Indigenous leader for a smoking ceremony before work begins on the Concord Hospital redevelopment in Sydney.
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • The human rights of older persons: International and national dimensions

    The Institute’s project on the 'Human rights of older persons: International and national dimensions' engages with current issues relating to the
    Human rights older persons
  • Sex and gender policies in health and medical research

    The 'Sex and Gender Policies in Health and Medical Research' project focuses on the understanding, promotion and development of policies for sex and
    Women in health

Business

  • Data privacy to enhance safety in situations of family violence

    The research will investigate how technology and related policies around data privacy and use can be used to enhance the safety of individuals affected by domestic and family violence.
    A hand on a mobile phone
  • Exploitation of international students in accommodation and at work

    The Information for Impact project brings together key stakeholders from the international education sector to address the exploitation of international students at work and in relation to accommodation.
    A busy cafe with young workers in background
  • Stopping sexual harassment in garment factories

    The STOP project by CARE aims to reduce sexual harassment in garment factories through implementing effective and appropriate models to address the problem in the workplace.
    A sewing machine needle on black fabric
  • Security in old age for single older women without children

    Evidence from this project will inform the work of the financial services sector in supporting these women to navigate the tax/transfer, housing and superannuation systems and in policy advocacy on improving women's financial security in old age.
    women-laughing
  • Project 5: A weekend for every worker

    The five-day work week challenges the idea that construction projects should run over six or seven-day weeks to meet tight deadlines.
    Workers gather around a local Indigenous leader for a smoking ceremony before work begins on the Concord Hospital redevelopment in Sydney.
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • Modern slavery

    Our work We conduct research, training and provide advice to government, business, civil society and the UN on the relevance of human rights to
    factory

Gender

  • Data privacy to enhance safety in situations of family violence

    The research will investigate how technology and related policies around data privacy and use can be used to enhance the safety of individuals affected by domestic and family violence.
    A hand on a mobile phone
  • Stopping sexual harassment in garment factories

    The STOP project by CARE aims to reduce sexual harassment in garment factories through implementing effective and appropriate models to address the problem in the workplace.
    A sewing machine needle on black fabric
  • Supporting Vietnamese women in politics

    This research will seek to address the systematic and persistent political underrepresentation of women in all branches of Vietnam's political system.
    Cartoon woman climbs a ladder in order to move forward
  • Security in old age for single older women without children

    Evidence from this project will inform the work of the financial services sector in supporting these women to navigate the tax/transfer, housing and superannuation systems and in policy advocacy on improving women's financial security in old age.
    women-laughing
  • Monitoring government responses to human rights and health inequities faced by women and girls in the Asia Pacific region

    This project seeks to assess the performance of UN member states in responding to human rights and health inequities faced by their women and girls, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region.
    CEDAW
  • LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector

    This research looks at the experiences of LGBTQ+ workers in the Australian construction sector and the effectiveness of existing diversity and inclusion strategies.
    LGBTQ construction workers
  • Reimagining judging in international criminal courts: A gendered approach

    This project focuses on a significant gap in International Criminal Court (ICC) research: the contribution of judges to the ICC’s poor conviction
    Justice Gender Courts
  • Sex and gender policies in health and medical research

    The 'Sex and Gender Policies in Health and Medical Research' project focuses on the understanding, promotion and development of policies for sex and
    Women in health