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.
Through the 2018 WNBA All-Star game on July 28, viewership was up 38 percent compared to the same point last year.
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Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
A podcast about confidence – from how it works in our brains and whether it can get us ahead at work to how confidence tricksters fool people into falling for their scams.
Mind the gap.
More women are on zero hours contracts but these do not feature in gender pay gap reporting.
Would you share your pay information?
A range of pressures are forcing companies to consider being more open about pay structures, levels and gaps. What are the risks and potential benefits of being more transparent?
It’s the government’s responsibility.
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The gender pay gap and CEO to worker pay ratio won't be fixed by corporate governance initiatives alone.
Some 200,000 Argentinean women marched on March 8 for International Women’s Day. Many proclaimed their support for legalizing abortion.
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A new bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina has spurred surprise debate on the gender pay gap, parental leave and political representation. Will Argentinean women finally get their due?
Taking the fall.
More women are making it to the boardroom but are often promoted to an untenable and precarious leadership position.
A working mom, off the clock.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
Flexible working for family reasons should be celebrated.
Removing the stigma around flexible working can also remove some of the unconscious biases that work against mothers.
People participate in a Women’s March in Toronto in January 2018.
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The gender pay gap at Canadian universities cannot be explained away as the holdover from discrimination of long ago. It's high time universities valued male and female professors equally.
On International Women’s Day in 2016, a demonstrator carries a cross that reads in Spanish: “For you, for all” to protest violence against women. International Women’s Day is much more widely celebrated in Latin America than it is in Canada and the United States, but injustices for women is a global phenomenon.
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Women everywhere have low status relative to men. This is a global phenomenon and there are no exceptions, and there is much work to be done in Canada and everywhere. The time is now.