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  • All The Ways Women Are Still Pressured To Put Family Before Career

    27 June 2017

    There’s no denying that women around the world have made great strides toward equality in the past century. One hundred years ago, women in the United States still didn’t have the right to vote, and very few were allowed to pursue higher education or a meaningful career outside of their household duties.

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    Read the full article at Huffington Post
  • Why Can’t Your Company Just Fix the Gender Wage Gap

    27 June 2017

    Natasha Lamb of Arjuna Capital. Photographer: Laurel Golio for Bloomberg Businessweek At Citigroup Inc. ’s annual meeting in New York City in April, after Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat had summarized the company’s activities over the past year—1 million cardholders added! $23.6 billion in climate-change-reducing investments!—Citi Chairman Michael O’Neill gestured to two microphones placed in the audience and invited shareholders to speak. This was Natasha Lamb’s cue.

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    Read the full article at bloomberg.com
  • Getting men on board is part of the solution to female disadvantage at work | Catherine Fox

    27 June 2017

    Passive resistance to gender equality is still rife, but the men who designed and mostly run workplaces need to take action to change them

    A few years ago a well-known chief executive who had recently joined the Male Champions of Change group told me he found the whole “gender area” a bit difficult because he grew up without sisters, went to a boys’ school, then studied and worked in a male-dominated field.

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    Read the full article at theguardian.com
  • The World’s Most Powerful Women: June 20 | Fortune.com

    27 June 2017

    In Sunday's legislative election, in which President Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move party (LREM) gained a commanding majority, France elected a record number of women to parliament . Of the 577 newly elected lawmakers, 223 are women, a number that easily eclipses the previous record of 155.

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  • Why even the free market faithful should support gender quotas

    27 June 2017

    There are many things about which the decorated businessman David Gonski gives a Gonski – education funding being perhaps forefront in many people's minds. But there are other policies about which Gonski gives a decidedly smaller Gonski. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Illustration: Jim Pavlidis And gender quotas for company boards is one.

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    Read the full article at theage.com.au
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