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#equalpayday today. Full time working women in Australia earn 14% less than full time working men.
There’s a lot we can do about the #genderpaygap. Here’s a start. 1. Better value the work done in highly feminised occupations. Workers in the health and care professions perform enormously skilled and economically important work. They are underpaid. #paythemmore 1/
2. Organisation leaders should undertake a gender pay #audit to diagnose #genderpaygap drivers. @wgea has great resources for this. Because this is such a pervasive problem, there will be issues, be open to that and #actonthedata 2/
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Happy Friday! We hope your day is going great. Following up on last week's #thread on Combating GBV during #COVID19. This week as part of #SexualAssaultAwarenessmonth our #thread touches on the rise of other #harmfulpractices against women during #COVID19 due to the lockdown.
This is a continuation of the conversations we have been having on how the #globalpandemic #covid19 is affecting the lives of girls and young women.
These conversations aim to ensure that we engage a #genderlens response mechanism during global pandemics ensuring the most vulnerable amongst us are not left out in the cold.
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1/Reflecting on the interview w/@CathMckenna on @OttawaMorning on Fri w/@RobynBresnahan about the importance of getting back on track with significant investment into #infrastructure spending. I’d like to encourage a #genderlens & propose we also invest in our #careinfrastructure
2/According to Minister @cathmckenna’s mandate letter, and indeed all Minister’s mandate letters, it states, “You will apply Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) in the decisions that you make.”…
3/Infrastructure spending that focuses on ‘shovel ready’ projects (the Minister’s words) in the construction & trades sectors disproportionately ends up supporting men’s jobs, as men dominate these sectors. If this is our primary focus, it will have a #genderinequity effect.
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