Posted on March 04, 2015
Eileen Dinning, STUC
If we are over 50% of the population, where are we in the power game ?
Well, not that prominent, if truth be told.
Media wise we see increasingly more women in positions of power. From senior politicians, NHS Chief Executives and Chief Constables, women’s profile is higher than it has ever been.
And yet, there is no significant improvement in women’s lives. If anything the trend is backwards.
Low pay persists and there is no sign of the gender pay gap closing.Women are paying out more on private childcare than on their mortgage payments, while the care system is creaking due to lack of funding and an increase in violence against women and children.
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