At present rates of board appointments, it is very unlikely that the ASX 200 will ever see board equality.
In positive news just in, 61 per cent of Australian women own their own home, compared with 58 per cent of men.
The 228 female politicians running for the senate in this election are getting bumped down the ticket by their parties, according to new research by the Women’s Electoral Lobby.
How to “fill the pool” of female leaders in Perth
One of the three major parties has no health policy for women. Which one?
We know what this election means for big business, small business, climate change, tax and super reform but very little about the 50 per cent of the population who is often disadvangtaged or discriminated against in policy formulation.
A new study examines labor market factors as a driver of the wage gap between men and women in the arts. The main finding: gender-based income inequalities persist within the arts just as they do in other fields. The gender wage gap is comparable for artists and nonartists.
Even adjusting for factors like time in and out of the workforce, women still get paid a hell of a lot less, even in female-dominated industries like hairdressing and marketing.
There are no comprehensive numbers quantifying gender disparities in advertising, even if there’s a visible lack of women in senior roles.
“Without data you really can’t talk about the problem,” said Advertising Women of New York President-CEO Lynn Branigan. “Are we being successful? We can’t really say.”