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Women’s Safety NSW CEO Hayley Foster (Image: Women’s Safety)

‘Paltry, tokenistic’: women left behind in the budget

The government's spending on women amounts to a tiny fraction of the 2020 budget. It's not enough.

The problem is not that men don’t want women to work. The problem is there are no damn jobs.

Naked sexism popped up this week in the personage of James C. Green, who says women should stay home because men earn more anyway. But the real problem, of course, is that there are no jobs.

The looming crisis for women in Oz tech

One of the most important industries in Australia has few women -- and the situation is getting worse. Bernard Keane looks at the tech sector and its "female problem".

The veteran ABC writer and broadcaster was in fine form at the launch of her new book. If only she had a wife to corral her three children, it might have gone off without a hitch.

Annabel Crabb needs a wife — and you do, too

The veteran ABC writer and broadcaster was in fine form at the launch of her new book. If only she had a wife to corral her three children, it might have gone off without a hitch.

Let's tackle the real bludgers in our society -- pensioners, young people trying to get an education and asylum seekers. Screw 'em!

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Let's tackle the real bludgers in our society -- pensioners, young people trying to get an education and asylum seekers. Screw 'em!

<em>Crikey</em> readers talk art, protest, the Sydney Biennale, internships and whether traditional "women's work" is undervalued.

Poetry and protest

Crikey readers talk art, protest, the Sydney Biennale, internships and whether traditional "women's work" is undervalued.

Australian men are said to earn 17.1% more than Australian women, and even those in the same jobs are paid 10% more just for being men. Right? Well, not exactly ...

Get Fact: do men make much more than women for the same job?

Australian men are said to earn 17.1% more than Australian women, and even those in the same jobs are paid 10% more just for being men. Right? Well, not exactly ...

Women are still woefully underrepresented on Australian boards and at the top Australian companies. <a href="http://www.womensagenda.com.au"><em>Women's Agenda</em></a>'s <b>Georgina Dent</b> says the solution isn't a best-practice resources kit -- it's hiring women.

Stop talking about gender diversity and actually hire women

Women are still woefully underrepresented on Australian boards and at the top Australian companies. Women's Agenda's Georgina Dent says the solution isn't a best-practice resources kit -- it's hiring women.

Just 8% of Australian companies are making a demonstrable commitment to gender divsersity principles, writes <a href="http://www.womensagenda,com.au"><em>Women's Agenda</em></a> acting editor <b>Georgina Dent</b>.

Few Oz businesses giving the green light to gender diversity

Just 8% of Australian companies are making a demonstrable commitment to gender divsersity principles, writes Women's Agenda acting editor Georgina Dent.

<em>Crikey</em> readers talk Edward Snowden, the Newstart Allowance and why the heck anyone is going to vote for an Abbott government.

Pollies collect perks while working-class women struggle

Crikey readers talk Edward Snowden, the Newstart Allowance and why the heck anyone is going to vote for an Abbott government.

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