[Australia] Workplace Gender Equality Agency to send ‘Daughter Water’ to CEOs as part of pay equity campaign

[Australia] Workplace Gender Equality Agency to send ‘Daughter Water’ to CEOs as part of pay equity campaign

Lauren Wilson – News.com.au – Monday, 29 September 2014 MORE than 3000 chief executives across the country will be sent a bottle of ‘Daughter Water’ as part of a radical campaign to raise awareness about the growing gender pay gap. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has seized on international research which indicates the pay disparity […]

[US] Karen DeCrow, Former President of the National Organization for Women, Dies at 76

[US] Karen DeCrow, Former President of the National Organization for Women, Dies at 76

William Yardley – New York Times – Monday, 09 June 2014 (originally published 06) Karen DeCrow, who was president of the National Organization for Women during the 1970s, a turbulent period in which she helped lead campaigns for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and against sex discrimination in education and sports, died on Friday […]

[United States] Women candidates broke many barriers on Election Day 2012

[United States] Women candidates broke many barriers on Election Day 2012

Eun Kyung Kim – Today – 07 November 2012 Though President Obama’s reelection captured the main headlines of the 2012 election, women candidates etched themselves into political history yesterday with a string of significant firsts. Women were a key focus of this year’s election, with both President Obama and former governor Mitt Romney recognizing them […]

Women, Romney and Equal Pay

Women, Romney and Equal Pay

Kristen Houghton – Huffington Post – Wednesday, 18 October 2012 When President Barack Obama was telling the story of his grandmother, a woman who became a bank vice president but could go no further because of the glass ceiling; when he said that she had had to train men who would go on to make higher […]

All-girl schools [New Zealand] show edge

All-girl schools [New Zealand] show edge

Alanah Eriksen – New Zealand Herald – Thursday, 20 September 2012 (originally published 17 Sept) Women who attended single-sex schools are less likely to be victims of New Zealand’s growing gender pay gap, a professor claims. International research has shown that women who went to all-girl schools are more competitive than their counterparts. Co-ed students […]