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Companies would have to reveal their gender pay gap under Labor

Companies would have to reveal their gender pay gap under Labor

Companies with more than 1000 employees will be forced to publicly reveal their gender pay gap, and named and shamed if they fail to comply, under Labor.

  • by Latika Bourke

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In photo recreation, New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women voting
New Zealand

In photo recreation, New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women voting

New Zealand's female lawmakers marked the occasion by re-enacting an all-male photograph of lawmakers taken more than a century ago.

Gaslight's on but no-one's home
Opinion
Leadership

Gaslight's on but no-one's home

Gaslighting is used to explain a particular kind of psychological abuse, and some politicians are doing it now.

  • by Jenna Price
Bill Shorten to announce $400 million pitch to women on superannuation
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Superannuation

Bill Shorten to announce $400 million pitch to women on superannuation

Labor will pledge a financial boost for more than 160,000 women in a new policy that aims to narrow the gap between women and men in the superannuation they save for retirement.

  • by David Crowe
Fresh calls for Liberal Party women to 'name and shame' colleagues
Liberal Party

Fresh calls for Liberal Party women to 'name and shame' colleagues

Former Liberal Party vice-president Trish Worth said the party could not fix the problem if it ignored the concerns about bullying.

  • by David Crowe
Good news and bad news for the women of Australia
Opinion
Opinion

Good news and bad news for the women of Australia

Gender equality in the workplace is not yet a reality in Australia, but it’s getting closer.

  • by Ittima Cherastidtham
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New gender rules: girls can be anything they want but still must look good
USA

New gender rules: girls can be anything they want but still must look good

There are some signs that recent movements to end sexual harassment might be influencing teenagers' attitudes.

  • by Claire Cain Miller
When a man does his share of the housework, this is not 'helping'
Marriage

When a man does his share of the housework, this is not 'helping'

'When I picked up chips off the floor at my daughter’s birthday party several mothers told my wife how lucky she is to have me.'

  • by Christopher Scanlon
How to stop sexual harassment at work - don't deal with HR
Opinion
Opinion

How to stop sexual harassment at work - don't deal with HR

One in five young people aged between 15 and 17 report having been sexually harassed at work at least once in the last five years.

  • by Jenna Price
The Liberal Party does not have a woman problem
Opinion
Opinion

The Liberal Party does not have a woman problem

I thought conservative parties had a woman problem. I was wrong. They’ve got man trouble.

  • by Jenna Price
A party of bullies as Liberal women have their #MeToo moment
Opinion
Opinion

A party of bullies as Liberal women have their #MeToo moment

Common sense tells me the #MeToo zeitgeist, the eruption of long-suppressed rage about men in high places abusing women with impunity, galvanised these Liberal women.

  • by Julie Szego