What the research says: gender, culture and other forms of diversity in national security

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Author/editor: Dr Elise Stephenson
Year published: 2022

Abstract

Gender and other inequalities remain pervasive in national security. The under-representation of women, First Nations peoples and other minorities is just the tip of the iceberg. Ongoing inequalities and bias affect everything from security clearances, to pay, workforce segregation, the types of roles and opportunities available, harassment, micro-aggressions and leadership and forward decision-making. This ultimately impacts the strength and agility of Australian national security. Read more here.

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