Gender equality was at the forefront of all discussions at the government’s jobs summit - but it was also a reminder there is still a long way to go.
Most women are not working full-time during most of their working lives, which holds them back from management positions and accentuates the pay gap with men, according to data released on Monday.
Over the course of a career and retirement, gender pay gaps lead to a difference of roughly half-a-million dollars for women professors relative to their male counterparts.
Diversity terms often involve decades of scholarship being reduced to a single word. Understanding them – and knowing how to explain them – is crucial.
Current parental leave schemes reinforce old gender stereotypes and the pay gap between women and men. Overseas experience shows better targeted leave for new fathers helps everyone.
This systematic devaluing of those most invested in the AFLW isn’t new. It’s time to ask if the AFL is up to the task of running AFLW.
One policy expert says we need a royal commission into ‘what the hell is going on’ with the gender pay gap.
The Way to Work scheme will increase the pressure of benefits sanctions, which is particularly damaging for women and mothers.
Devalued and paid significantly less than nurses, it’s no wonder Australia’s aged care workforce have had enough.
Many large employers must already report statistics on issues such as how many women they employ, their pay and their level of seniority. But that’s not enough; an intersectional approach is needed.
Some suggest women’s lack of competitiveness relative to men is one reason for the persistent gap between how much men and women earn.
The recent federal election could be a game-changer for organizational gender inequality. The proposed Canada-wide child-care strategy could have a profound impact.
Australia used to be a pioneer when it came to equal pay. Today, the average woman has to work an extra 61 days each year to earn the same as the average man.
Superior optimism is often given as the reason why men earn more than women.
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.
How companies love to tell us all the great things they’re doing to help women.
Australia has gone backwards in global gender parity rankings, with even universities, which should be leading the way, failing on this front. But women are now saying enough is enough.
Gender pay gap reporting was made mandatory in 2016. Could the same be done for tracking salaries by race?
What’s needed is to embed gender analysis in all parts of the government.
Is the budget really as “women friendly” as the Morrison government would like us to believe?