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Why automation is a feminist issue

Why automation is a feminist issue

ccording to a new study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), nearly 10% of women work in jobs with a high potential for automation, compared with only 4% of men. So what, I hear you say. Substitute “robots” for “austerity”, “the demise of unionisation”, “public-sector pay freezes”, “modern life” – pick any of these […]

In 155 countries women still face legal discrimination. The consequences are huge

In 155 countries women still face legal discrimination. The consequences are huge

You might think that gender inequality today has more to do with social obstacles than legal ones. Like companies paying a young graduate less than the salary negotiated by her male classmate. Or women doing more unpaid household work than their male partners. You would be wrong. A recent World Bank survey of 173 countries […]

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