If you’re an American with a son named John, chances are he’s in for a charmed life. Have a daughter? Well, let’s just say that things aren’t looking nearly as peachy.
Right now, there are a greater number of Republican senators called John than there are women. The same applies for Democratic governors. This is despite ‘Johns’ representing a mere 3.3 percent of the American populace while women comprise 50.8 percent.
But, before we Aussies take the moral high ground, let’s take a look in our own backyard. It won’t take long to see that there’s not a whole lot to be sanctimonious about.
In fact, Liveris’ recent ‘Gender Equality at Work’ report released in February this year showed there were now more ‘Andrews’ leading ASX 200 organisations as CEOs, than women combined.
It’s time organisations in NZ, America, Australia (And let’s face it, the rest of the world) got their collective shit together.