Demand for midwifery services across Canada is now much greater than midwives can currently provide.
The benefits of midwifery for women and babies globally are clear. In Canada, innovations in midwifery centres and services are tempered by low pay and high rates of burnout.
The U.S. women’s soccer team celebrates with the trophy after winning the World Cup final.
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Women’s sports have been stuck in a boom-and-bust cycle for the past 20 years. It’s time to start a new narrative.
Violence against women is often represented as a timeless and universal phenomenon, creating the view the problem is too large to fix, or that only the worst abuses are worthy of attention.
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History shows that domestic violence has been deeply entrenched in the culture of Australia from its early days. Progress is only made by understanding this history – and talking about it.
This is not what board meetings at the biggest nonprofits usually look like.
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Approaching gender parity on the boards of big nonprofits might help narrow the pay gap among the sector's highest-paid leaders.
In the 1950s and 1960s, as more women joined the paid workforce, trade unions took up the case for equal pay.
Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University
Five decades ago Australia's industrial relations system endorsed the concept of 'equal pay for equal work'. So why does the gender pay gap endure?
The Morrison government has trumpeted its record number of female ministers, but it will need a new approach to policy-making to truly improve women’s lives.
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
FIFA defends the pay imbalance with the usual claim that it reflects the difference in revenue produced by the men’s and women’s tournaments.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Tackling the gender pay gap must take into account the way that part-time workers are treated.
‘Ha. But how much do you get paid?’
Mandatory reporting could help highlight the ethnicity pay gap in much the same way that gender pay gap reporting does.
The job of looking after safety in the skies remains a highly sexualised occupation.
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Progress on gender pay issues in finance especially has been too slow, fragmented and uneven.
Women earn less than men in most occupations, including soccer.
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A decade ago, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the latest legislative effort to close the persistent gap between how much women and men earn. Here's why it hasn’t made much of a difference.
Men and women face different trade-offs when choosing careers.
For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.
Katrien Meire is the chief executive of Sheffield Wednesday. She was formerly was the chief executive of Charlton Athletic.
Why are there so few women in the football boardroom?
Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek told The Conversation the ALP wants voters to see the party as "responsible and progressive".
We’ve got this.
There is a wide problem with the way society talks about gender equality.
For every £1 men earn per hour, women earn 81.6p.
How an increased use of technology could widen the gender pay gap in higher education.
Women in investment management report an “ingrained” culture of sexism. This includes stereotyped views of women being best suited to administrative roles.
Women in investment management face sexist treatment and no accommodation of parenting responsibilities. That's bad news for a sector critical to all Australians’ economic security.
The poll comes after Morrison’s burst of intense activity to get on.
the front foot.
The Newspoll two party vote remains much worse than the last days of Malcolm Turnbull, and the controversy over his ousting continues.
Mind the gap.
The gender pay gap remains stubbornly high in the UK, but the new rules are shaming companies into action.