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Oct 14, 2010

Cox: gender blindness and corporate incompetence

The World Economic Forum released its latest gender-gap rankings this week, with Australia ranked 27th overall. We have fallen from 17th in 2007, despite having a female PM, G-G and two premiers.

The World Economic Forum released its latest gender-gap rankings this week, with Australia ranked 27th overall.  We have fallen from 17th in 2007, despite having a female PM, G-G and two premiers. Our performance is oddly varied: first in educational attainments but 24th for opportunity and employment participation and 37th on political empowerment.

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  1. Jenny McFarland

    Many capable and highly skilled women in the labour force are concentrated in poorly-paying dead end jobs and professions. How do you get the sort of structural change in corporations, business and human resources that will provide these women with the opportunity they deserve?

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