Our top articles from International Women's Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 was a day full of insightful discussions about the status of equality for women in Australia. With all the IWD festivities, it is easy to miss something. So we have done the heavy lifting for you and gathered together the top five articles we think you should read:

1. International Women’s Day 2019: key facts about women and work

Learn about the key statistics and facts on women and work in Australia. The article explores key data points about the gender pay gap, women in leadership, segregation and unpaid care work.

2. Putting right value on women’s pay

WGEA Director Libby Lyons debunks the “women’s choices” argument that is so commonly used and unpacks the real causes of the gender pay gap. 

3. Gender equity. The way things are going, we won’t reach true parity until the 22nd century

Rebecca Cassells and Alan Duncan from the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre discuss new research released on the many glass ceilings women face as they try to climb the leadership ladder.

4. Real gender equality is recognising that we’re all in this together

Dan Beaument from the Royals discusses IWD from a male perspective on how men and women can work together, side by side, to achieve true equality.

5. Equal pay was won by sausage factories 50 years ago, but it didn't close the gender gap

ABC News reported on the history of pay equality in Australia, starting from 1969 on the floors of Australia’s meat-packing industries.