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Barcelona score own goal on the gender equality front

Barcelona score own goal on the gender equality front

The football club's first mixed-sex tour got off on the wrong foot after male players flew business class while female players were relegated to economy.

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Hitting the right note for success
Analysis
Analysis

Hitting the right note for success

When I was at university, one of my tutors told the women in the course we should all drop the pitch of our voices to get ahead at work.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Top companies 'failing' on gender pay gap face investor revolt
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Top companies 'failing' on gender pay gap face investor revolt

More than one quarter of ASX100 companies don’t have a remuneration policy that explicitly covers gender pay equity, a new report says.

  • by Nassim Khadem
The silent career killer for women
Health

The silent career killer for women

Menopause is one of the last great taboo subjects in the workplace.

  • by Ruth McPhail
New Zealand may force private companies to pick women directors
New Zealand

New Zealand may force private companies to pick women directors

New Zealand's government is prepared to force private businesses to appoint more women directors if companies don't make progress themselves.

Even Uber has a gender pay gap
Opinion
Opinion

Even Uber has a gender pay gap

Jobs and fares are determined by a gender-blind algorithm but men still earn more than women.

  • by Matt Wade
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'Sexist pig': Shark Tank judges spar over gender pay gap row

'Sexist pig': Shark Tank judges spar over gender pay gap row

Steve Baxter was called out by a fellow panellist after telling a contestant her "timid" demeanour was the reason there was a gender pay gap.

  • by Robert Moran
ASX 200 urged to hit 40% target for women on boards by 2022
Nicola Wakefield Evans

ASX 200 urged to hit 40% target for women on boards by 2022

The ASX 200 should hit a new target of 40 per cent women on boards by 2022, says the new chairman of the 30% Club, Nicola Wakefield Evans.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Don't let your wives drive: Saudi men bristle at women at the wheel
Saudi Arabia

Don't let your wives drive: Saudi men bristle at women at the wheel

Amid the celebratory end of Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving, some men expressed quiet disapproval of a change they fear will undermine the Muslim kingdom.

  • by Ayat Basma
Saudi Arabia's $121 billion reason to allow women to drive
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's $121 billion reason to allow women to drive

The historic decision to allow Saudi women to drive will boost the economy by billions of dollars..

Being the odd one out … by gender

Being the odd one out … by gender

Being surrounded by people of the opposite sex at work can have a big impact on you.

  • by James Adonis