What can (and can’t) the budget do to improve economic outcomes for women

May 2, 2021
Leonora Risse
The Age

 

WAPPP Co-Director Iris Bohnet discusses the gender gap in division of labor between paid work and caring responsibilities, suggesting that "we need more research to better understand how negotiations within the household work." Former WAPPP Fellow Leonora Risse adds that government and politicians must serve as role models in helping to improve conduct across all spheres of society, stating that “The government is very much a role model for how to treat women, how to foster a culture of gender inclusion and respect.”

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