Asia Pacific Women

Creating women’s entrepreneurial resilience by building forward better

ANNE SIMMONS-BENTON AND CAITLIN BYRNE  |  A stark reality to emerge from the devastation of COVID-19 has been the global decline in women’s economic inclusion… Read More

Weapon of war in Europe? The escalation of sexual and gender-based violence in Ukraine-Russia conflict

Like all wars the Ukrainian crisis has distinct and devastating impacts on women and children. We must do more to foreground gender analysis at all… Read More

Indonesia’s G20 poised to advance women’s economic empowerment

CAITLIN BYRNE | Indonesia’s hosting of the G20 offers transformative potential for advancing issues of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment on the global… Read More

Delivering services to respond to sexual and gender-based violence in fragile contexts

PHYU PHYU OO AND SARA DAVIES | The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nearly 1 in 3 women aged 15 and older have been… Read More

COVID-19 and a coup: Blockage of internet and social media access further exacerbate gender-based violence risks for women in Myanmar

On 1 February 2021, Myanmar’s military seized control of the country and detained State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint,… Read More

Gender based violence in Papua New Guinea

Fiona Hukula discusses gender based violence in Papua New Guinea as part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series. Read More

Access to education and its impact on gender disparity in Laos

For the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series, Andrea Haefner discusses access to education and its impact on gender disparity in Laos Read More

Financial inclusion of informal women market vendors in Port Moresby

As part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series, Dr Elizabeth Kopel, shares insights on women market vendors in Port Moresby. Read More

Corporate Japan: Pioneering diversity and inclusion

Melanie Brock discusses corporate Japan, and making way for diversity and inclusion. This article is part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series. Read More

Women and equality: The post-COVID challenge in the Asia Pacific

Penny Burtt and Nikita Shewandas from Asialink at the University of Melbourne, share insights on the challenges for women and equality post-COVID. Read More

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Our research focuses on the trade and business, politics, governance, security, economies and development of the Asia Pacific and their significance for Australia. Griffith University is committed to advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the region.