Diversity of Thought Blog

Progress for women and girls: social and economic disparities still exist

The latest COAG report highlights the need to address pay equity for women, as well as boys’ lower attainment at school. As Mikaelewa Amberber, a Year 10 student at Sydney Girls High School says:

If females do just as well, if not better, at school and are just as qualified, if not more, at uni, then why do they not receive the same pay as men? Why do they hold so few leadership roles?