What we miss when we focus on the gender wage gap

The latest data show 9.4% of the female workforce had insufficient hours of work, compared to just 5.7% of the male workforce.

Around 400,000 women of working age are unemployed in Australia and 71.6% of all part-time employees are women.

And since women of all working ages in Australia have attained higher qualifications than men, we are not maximising the potential of our workforce. There is now plenty of research showing that fully utilising the female workforce leads to higher economic growth.

https://theconversation.com/what-we-miss-when-we-focus-on-the-gender-wage-gap-80536

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