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‘We’re worried about the outcomes’: Domestic violence advocacy groups express concern over the government’s superannuation access scheme

A new initiative by the Australian government allows women fleeing domestic violence to access up to $10,000 from their superannuation accounts. Domestic violence advocacy groups fear the ‘last resort lifeline’ will only serve to deepen hardships for women in retirement. An exposure draft will be released soon, with opportunity for […]
‘We’re worried about the outcomes’: Domestic violence advocacy groups express concern over the government’s superannuation access scheme
Lifestyle

10 occupations that are still dominated by men

Only 3.5% of firefighters are women. It took until 2018 for a woman to be nominated for an Oscar in cinematography. Women hold 7.8% of aerospace engineering jobs. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Women have made incredible progress in joining the workforce, fighting for equal pay, and rising to […]
10 occupations that are still dominated by men
Strategy

Gender expert — and director of inclusion at Netflix — says office politics work only for men. To fix things, let’s all start ‘spending our privilege’ in smarter ways.

Michelle P. King is a leading global expert on gender and organisations and is the director of inclusion at Netflix. The following is an excerpt from her new book, “The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work.” In it, she describes how senior leaders often […]
Gender expert — and director of inclusion at Netflix — says office politics work only for men. To fix things, let’s all start ‘spending our privilege’ in smarter ways.
Strategy

I launched a ‘women’s initiative’ at my law firm to help younger employees gain access to more senior leadership. Here are 5 things we did right.

Lynda Bennett is the chair of Lowenstein Sandler’s insurance recovery group; she is also the founder and leader of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Network. Five years, she helped launch the woman’s initiative at her firm – and is proud of how it’s grown and evolved. To launch a successful women’s […]
I launched a ‘women’s initiative’ at my law firm to help younger employees gain access to more senior leadership. Here are 5 things we did right.
Strategy

Financial inequality starts at home — here’s how parents can combat it

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is a Certified Financial Planner and president of Charles Schwab Foundation. She writes that girls and young women still fall behind their male counterparts when it comes to a firm financial start in life. Young women are actually more practical when it comes to everyday financial issues – […]
Financial inequality starts at home — here’s how parents can combat it