A woman’s worth less?
When Jane opened a letter from her manager about her request for a pay rise, she was overcome with that sinking feeling that many Australian working women know only too well. After 13 years as a medical receptionist at an inner city Melbourne medical practice, not only did the response […]
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Serbia: Campaigning for equality at work and a decent life
The Serbian labor market is beset by huge problems. They include violations of workers’ rights in many forms, but one particularly entrenched problem is gender-based discrimination in the labor market and at the workplace. According to recent research by the Victimology Society of Serbia, 72,2% of women have experienced gender-based […]
Women on the Board
No doubt about it, the situation of women in society has improved dramatically. My great-grandmother, for instance, probably left her native village for the first time when she ran away from the forced marriage arranged for her. She emigrated to the States and after a while returned with quite a […]