Progress on MDGs a mixed bag for our Pacific neighbours

Released on 7 July, The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2014 examines the progress that has been made towards realising the MDGs. A set of …

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Australian businesses sign to the Women’s Empowerment Principles

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Business SA and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) are the latest Australian businesses to sign to …

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The B20 and G20 must make gender equality a priority: Joint statement by the Australian National Committee for UN Women and Oxfam Australia

Across the world, women continue to earn less than men and do the majority of unpaid work. An Oxfam report on Monday finds that gender …

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Annual global cost of war hits US$9.8 trillion

A recent study has demonstrated the staggering cost of war on the world economy. Put together by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Global …

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