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They chained themselves to buildings, entered male-only pubs and were dragged out by police. The documentary Brazen Hussies tells the story of the warriors of second wave feminism.
The tech field has a long way to go to achieve gender parity.
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Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
When daycares and schools closed during the pandemic, it caused burdens for working parents, particularly mothers. What is the responsibility of organizations to employees with children struggling with child care issues?
COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
Men are still sitting pretty when it comes to pay in the workplace.
Equity-based awards can form a large part of an employee's overall pay. A new report shines a light on how women are being left behind when it comes to stocks and options.
Women make up around 55% of enrolments at university. But men are not at a disadvantage. They outperform women after they graduate in terms of both salary and seniority.
Enacting real change in business is about more than posting online, it is about making real structural and lasting change to how you do business.
Female workers during a soil fertilization process.
Female labour participation in Indonesia has stalled at 50% for the last three decades. This is a bit of a mystery because Indonesia’s economy has grown dramatically over the same period.
Women-focused capital financing is supposedly aimed at ending the corporate gender gap. But many equity investors, still largely high-net-worth men, still view women entrepreneurs as being deficient — and are practising what’s known as pinkwashing.
Women-focused capital financing is supposedly aimed at ending the corporate gender gap. But many equity investors still view women entrepreneurs as being deficient and are practising pinkwashing.
Women CEOs face a much tougher road than their male counterparts. They’re more harshly judged and more likely to get fired.
As CEOs, women have it tougher than men. Their severance deals prove it.
Scenes from the morning commute in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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.
What about the dads?
In Canada, female doctors have 31 per cent higher odds of suicidal ideation than their male colleagues, according to a 2018 Canadian Medical Association survey.
Lack of systemic support for women physicians may help explain why it is hard to find a family doctor in Canada.
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.
KPMG says Australia’s gender pay gap declined from $3.05 an hour in 2014 to $2.43 in 2017.
If we really want to close the gender pay gap, we need to talk about traps we fall into at home.
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.
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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?