Look at Hawaii. The state recently proposed a “feminist economic recovery plan” that incorporates “the unique needs of indigenous and immigrant women, caregivers, elderly women, femme-identifying and non-binary people, incarcerated women, unsheltered women, domestic abuse and sex trafficking survivors, and women with disabilities.” Men and women are having varied experiences right now so implementing a “one size fits all” type approach simply won’t work for everyone. Women make up a larger portion of essential workers in the U.S. and are putting their lives at risk, often without proper protections and compensation in place, to keep society functioning. The fallout for women is going to be worse than it is for men, so business leaders need to address that when creating plans for the future. … [Read more...] about The pandemic could fix the workplace gender gap (or make it wider)
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The Fawcett Society explains how the gender pay gap is widening for some women and that it will now take 100 years to close it … [Read more...] about Lockdown threatens to widen gender pay gap meaning women won’t earn as much as men for decades longer
"Our recognition comes from the number of people who attend our games," Hegerberg explains. "That was a really good trend before this crisis. It was one of the main goals, to get people to games, to draw more attention to women's football week in, week out. But being in a situation like this, it stops that good trend. We have to deal with [that] and keep pushing in order not to lose that positive development." … [Read more...] about As a female footballer it’s ‘impossible to not be standing for equality,’ says Ada Hegerberg
Nikodem Szumilo, associate professor of economics and finance of the built environment at UCL, says the growth of the global tourist industry is partly due to the rise of digital services. “The most recent development in the industry was a small revolution of online reviews and online bookings which reduced prices but increased satisfaction,” he says. “This means that more people travel more often.” … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
5. Viola Desmond After refusing to leave a whites-only area in a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Desmond was convicted of a minor tax violation used to enforce segregation. She was arrested and charged with breaking the law in 1946. She decided to fight the charges, which helped raise awareness about the reality of Canadian segregation and spark the civil rights movement in Canada. Despite losing the case, Desmond was granted a posthumous pardon – the first to be granted in Canada – decades after her death. … [Read more...] about Canada to feature woman on bank note: seven top candidates