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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Finance Minister Grant Robertson on budget day: well-being for all? GettyImages

NZ Budget 2021: women left behind despite the focus on well-being

There were no specific initiatives for women's work in the budget, leaving New Zealand trailing Australia when it comes to gender balance.
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The fatherhood penalty: how parental leave policies perpetuate the gender gap (even in our ‘progressive’ universities)

You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
Women who work outside the home in Papua New Guinea often continue shouldering the same domestic and child care responsibilities as before. Rachel Gilbert and Gracie Rosenbach, IFPRI

Feeling relatively poor increases support for women in the workplace – but men still don’t want them making household decisions

A new study explores how feelings of relative poverty can negatively affect gender dynamics among households.
Women farmers say they face sexism and dismissiveness, and are expected to juggle farm work with caregiving. (Piqsels)

How to combat the sexism faced by women farmers

New research suggests women farmers face significant challenges mostly due to stereotypes, sexism and women’s disproportionate responsibility for domestic and caregiving work.

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