By Catherine Fox
Being a lady, elevating teenagers, succeeding in a management position and residing an entire existence is still a tall order in smooth Australia when you do not ensue to be outstanding. Being a girl on a board, operating an ASX best –listed corporation, or working a central authority division is still an exception instead of the norm. regardless of the growth made in the direction of a fairer place of work, within the dialogue concerning the loss of ladies on forums or the scale of the distance among males and women's pay, drained excuses are recycled. Catherine Fox labels those the seven myths approximately ladies and paintings.
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According to research by not-for-profit US firm Catalyst, men are twice as likely as women to hold a CEO or senior executive position and less likely to be at lower levels, where women are over-represented. Parenthood and level of aspiration do not explain the results, as the findings considered women and men without children, as well as those who aspired to senior leadership positions. Men, in general, were also found to be more satisfied with their careers overall than women. Thus, the report concluded, despite well-intentioned programs, companies around the globe have neglected to develop talented women and failed to build meritocracies.
Catherine has written two books, The F Word: How we learnt to swear by feminism with Jane Caro, and Better than sex: how a whole generation got hooked on work with Helen Trinca. Her journalism has won several awards, and she is a regular speaker at forums around the country. She is a member of several advisory bodies, and in early 2012 was appointed to the Defence Force Gender Equality Advisory Board. Catherine has a BA Communications (UTS) and MA Hons (UNSW) and lives in Sydney with her husband and three daughters.
While the problems facing women in the developing world were enormous, Disney pointed out that women working for better gender equity in Australian workplaces should never feel that their efforts are trivial or less worthwhile. To fight for equality and the things women need in the workplace isn’t going to prevent us doing the work in other parts of the world. To imply we should drop that is stupid. We went to the Congo and spoke to women and showed them the film and asked them to identify their five top priorities.
7 Myths about Women and Work by Catherine Fox