For all the gains feminism has brought women, true equality, particularly in the workplace, remains elusive.
Women make up almost half of university graduates and enter the workforce in equal numbers to men yet they earn less and climb the corporate ladder much more slowly, if at all.
On the bright side, things are changing — albeit very slowly. The release of the Gender Equality Scorecard this week revealed that women earn 23 per cent less than men but that figure represents a gain of 1.6 percentage points in the three years since the first Scorecard was released. Continue reading “Independent schooling helps bridge gender pay gap”