Why gender equality is not enough

When it comes to achieving corporate diversity and equality, it’s not just about hiring more women.

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It seems like a simple thing. If you don’t have the same number of women in your workplace, the easiest solution is to add more women. This strategy has the added benefit of being a one-size-fits-all solution to the problem of women’s inequality that pervades multiple industries.

But what if this measure is misguided, perhaps even in the form of “fig leaf feminism” designed to mask the underlying permanence of “business as usual”?

We conducted a study on the impact of appointing women to boards of ASX200 companies. And the story isn’t as clear as “just add a woman and stir”.

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Why gender equality is not enough

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