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More than money or social prestige, it is the desire for freedom and independence that drives female students into entrepreneurship. magnetme/Pixabay

Why are there fewer young women in entrepreneurship than young men?

A new French research collective, Orelig, set out to answer the question.
Workplaces need safe spaces to facilitate discussion about issues that are difficult, awkward and shameful to engage with. Alessandro Valli/Flickr

Email culture to blame for workplace failure on #MeToo

Workplace reactions to #MeToo risk exacerbating the problem. What’s needed are more face-to-face conversations, no matter how awkward they may be.
Research shows women’s work hour limit is 34 hours before their mental health deteriorates compared to 47 hours for men. www.shutterstock.com

Work hour limits need to change for better mental health and gender equality

Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it’s fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.
The study found that the average total remuneration for female managers was equal to just the base salary for their male counterparts. From www.shutterstock.com

Female senior managers paid $100,000 less than their male counterparts: study

Women receive less pay than men, especially at a top management level, and are less represented on the board of organisations, a new study has found.

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