• FWX September qtr  0.9% (72.2pts)
  • FWX y-o-y change  -0.1% (72.2pts)
  • Total timeframe to Financial Gender Equality  101
  • Timeframe to Equality on Employment  31 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Underemployment  16 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Gender Pay Gap  21 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Unpaid Work  101 years
  • Timeframe to Equality for Women On Boards  7 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Superannuation  40 years
  • Gender Pay Gap  0.8pts (14.2%)
  • Gender Pay Gap sub-index  -1%
  • Employment sub-index  -2% (71%)
  • Superannuation sub-index  69%
  • Gender Gap Superannuation  31%
  • Underemployment Rate sub-index  8%
  • Education sub-index  92%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards sub-index  67%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards  0.1pts (33.5%)
  • Unpaid Work sub-index  65%

Will an end of sexism in sport help improve pay?

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Financy
November 2, 2021
If the "beginning of the end of sexism and objectification of women and girls in sport" is near, what does this mean for pay parity? The International Handball Federation [IHF] has been forced to change its rules governing women’s uniforms, now allowing tank tops and shorts instead of bikini bottoms and crop tops. It followed a global petition launched by Australian Talitha Stone: “I hope this is the beginning of the end of sexism and objectification of women and girls in sport." Ms Stone added that the decision had the potential to also strengthen sportswomen to advocate for themselves in other areas of inequality and differential treatment, for example the gender pay gap. Michelle Redfern founder of Advancing Women in Business & Sport noted that the leadership gender gap in sport, which exacerbates the gender pay gap, still yawns widely in favour of men.
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