We have a long way to go… some sobering facts about Australian women’s equality

In 2012, women…

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comprise only 33% of Government boards

13% of the board directors on our public companies

8% of key executive roles

3% of CEOs,

2% of company chairs

30% of women say their career has been negatively impacted by having children

24% say its not economically viable to work after paying for childcare

and women continue to work for only  83 cents for every dollar their equivalent male counterparts earn.

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NSW Rural Women’s Network is a government program working in innovative ways to promote leadership and action on rural women’s issues. The RWN team is dedicated to connecting and exchanging information with women and stakeholders in rural, regional and remote communities.
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