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Women are earning less in average than men, however there is a staggering 27.60% difference in salary for women who are under 30 years old.
Women will keep fighting for true pensions equality.
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The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
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Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
Who’s making dinner tonight?
There are at least eight different ways to view gender equality. And this helps us understand why one of the biggest challenges for workplace gender equality is defining and measuring success.
Even when women come forward they are often silenced.
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A culture of silence suggests for every headline about sexual harassment, many more cases go unreported.
Mind the gap.
The gender pay gap remains stubbornly high in the UK, but the new rules are shaming companies into action.
Mind the gap.
More women are on zero hours contracts but these do not feature in gender pay gap reporting.
Workplaces need safe spaces to facilitate discussion about issues that are difficult, awkward and shameful to engage with.
Workplace reactions to #MeToo risk exacerbating the problem. What's needed are more face-to-face conversations, no matter how awkward they may be.
We know from every previous wave of feminist activism that some men fear loss of status and power, two things manifest in work and pay.
While talks like those from Sheryl Sandberg may be empowering, this rhetoric of choice is problematic for a number of reasons.
Interventions designed to fix women also leave the status quo untouched. They ask women to adjust to workplaces that are primarily designed by, and for, men.
Nuns offer a unique insight into how work is divided between the sexes and rewarded accordingly.
Women are increasingly the breadwinners of their families, a shift in domestic roles that has upsides and challenges.
Here's how we can make families work better for women in the 21st century.
Research shows women’s work hour limit is 34 hours before their mental health deteriorates compared to 47 hours for men.
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.
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.
Time to make this a relic.
How Norway introduced a quota system to increase the number of women on boards – and business benefited more broadly
Leaning in required.
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For those who might have missed it, this was Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s advice to women uncomfortable with the thought of requesting a salary hike: It’s not really about asking for the raise but [about…
Job swapping: his for hers.
Just as women face challenges in participating in the work domain, so men face challenges participating in the home domain. Emma Watson in her much-discussed UN speech observed that inequalities faced…
Biases can often be unconscious.
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Chief executives who don’t care about the gender pay gap or believe that closing it will only increase costs, might want to consider some of the benefits of audits and strategies for identifying and closing…
Covert sexism is typically wrapped in normal communication or interactions.
It is fairly common for media to report incidents of overt sexism and sexual harassment at work. Colleagues demanding sexual favours and verbal and physical abuse are examples of behaviour that have been…
It’s not just the daughters of CEOs that are likely to be subject to pay inequity.
The Workforce Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has launched a campaign to send “daughter water” to the CEOs of approximately 3,000 companies who have reported to the Agency that they haven’t done a gender…