Poli.V

Social Commentary, Activism, Humanism

Gender Tax – A Grim Reality – Anne Summers July 28, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — Poli-V @ 10:26 pm
Tags: , , ,

Gender Tax – A Grim Reality – Anne Summers

She said despite progress made since the election of the Whitlam government – including the introduction of no-fault divorce, child support payments, anti-discrimination laws, government funding for childcare and a paid parental leave system – equality had stalled.

”I could never in a million years have imagined that in 2012 I would be giving speeches saying that the gender pay gap had scarcely moved in 30 years – and indeed that, on some indicators, is actually worse,” she said.

”We also have to face the grim reality that this pay inequality is now firmly entrenched.”

Read more: GenderTax
Advertisements
 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s