Workplaces are key sites to improve gender equality for women and address sexist attitudes and behaviours. Across Australia, workplace leaders are recognising that taking active steps to support gender equality is not just the right thing to do; it’s good business.
Experience and evidence have shown us that achieving gender equality in the workplace takes:
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve already taken significant action, Workplace Equality and Respect can lead your workplace through a process that includes:
The Workplace Equality and Respect process has been designed so it can be adapted to suit the size and setting of different workplaces. It can be used by managers and leaders in any workplace. This might include team leaders, HR managers, diversity and inclusion managers, and senior executives. All the tools and resources are free.
The tools and resources page includes many good practice tools developed by a range of organisations to assist workplaces to undertake this work. As well as using to these documents to assist you, you might consider connecting with other workplaces who are undertaking work to embed gender equality and respect. This may be through professional bodies, through local business networks or even through online gender equality networks.
You can also look at the Workplace Gender Equality Agency website for examples of workplaces across Australia that who have a healthy gender equality score card.
This website has been developed to guide you through the Workplace Equality and Respect process with the necessary links to key tools and resources. If you can’t find what you need on the site please contact Our Watch here.