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The trap of over-optimism

The recent news that Roe v Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court, effectively banning access to abortion for millions, has sent a chilling message about the fragility of women’s basic rights. Despite the talk about gender equity in all kinds of spheres, the decision has been a potent reminder that progress is fragmented...

Lazy D&I will not deliver fairness for women

  Lazy D&I: Don’t rabbit on about valuing women; run a gender pay gap audit and fix the deficit – plus handy other hints to go beyond the easy diversity checklist By Catherine Fox – Gender and Work Commentator Tags: IWD International women’s day Businesses are using diversity and inclusion policies as fig leaves to deflect...

It's not a gender pay gap, it's a yawning chasm

It’s not a gender pay gap, it’s a yawning chasm by Catherine Fox | Oct 19, 2021 | Featured, Op-eds, VIP | A recent study has illuminated the gap in pay, perception, and understanding between men and women in the workplace.     They may work in the same sector, but men and women in...