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New Zealand

Working Towards Gender Diversity in NZ Law Firms: Four practical approaches to achieving change.
NZLS CLE Ltd and the New Zealand Law Society, 2016 

Inspiring Action
Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2014
The Ministry of Women's Affairs has developed this bibliography as a quick reference of abstracts on ways to improve women's career paths within organisations.

Women's Career Progression in Auckland Law Firms: Views from the Top, Views from Below 
Gender and Diversity Research Group, AUT University for the Auckland Women Lawyers' Association, 2014 

A Snapshot of the New Zealand Legal Profession 
New Zealand Law Society, 1 February 2016

Realising the Opportunity: Addressing New Zealand's Leadership Pipeline by Attracting and Retaining Talented Women 
Ministry of Women's Affairs, September 2013 

Addressing Worrisome Gaps: Talent Edge New Zealand 2013 
Deloitte, March 2013

Legal Salary Survey 2015 
New Zealand Law Society/Hays, February 2015

Closing the Gender Gap: Plenty of Potential Economic Upside
Goldman Sachs, August 2011

New Zealand's Judiciary and Gender
New Zealand Law Society, November 2015

Gender: How does New Zealand's legal profession compare?
New Zealand Law Society, July 2015 


United Kingdom

Stop Blaming Women: Prescribing a 21st Century Approach to Gender Diversity
Hay Group, 2013 

International Women in Law Summit 2012: Legacy Report with Recommendations
Law Society of England and Wales, 10 January 2013

Obstacles and Barriers to Career Development of Women Solicitors
Law Society of England and Wales, 1 March 2010


Women and Men in Leadership Positions with the European Union: A Review of the Situation and Recent Progress
European Commission, 2013


National Attrition and Re-engagement Survey (NARS) Report
Law Council of Australia, March 2014

Thought Leadership: Advancement of Women in the Profession, Progress Report
Law Society of New South Wales, June 2013

Changing the rules: the experiences of female lawyers in Victoria
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, 30 November 2012

Untapped Opportunity: The Role of Women with Unlocking Australia's Productivity Potential
Ernst and Young Australia, July 2013

United States

Project Implicit
A multi-university research collaboration

Moving mindsets on gender diversity: McKinsey Global Survey Results
McKinsey and Company, January 2014

Power in Law: Lessons from the 2011 Women's Power Summit on Law and Leadership
Center for Women in Law, University of Texas School of Law, January 2012

Centered Leadership: How Talented Women Thrive
McKinsey and Company, September 2008

Last updated on the 2nd September 2016