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IWD celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Today, the NUJ's women explain why female leaders in the industry can be game changers.
In this Reuters Institute’s factsheet, we analyse the gender breakdown of top editors in a strategic sample of 240 major online and offline news outlets in 12 different markets across four continents.
More robust laws are needed to improve employment equality, particularly as women have born the brunt of the fall out of the pandemic, Sara Lewis, vice-chair of the NUJ's Equality Council told the TUC's Women’s Conference.
Committee statements on unequal impact of Covid-19 on women, ending gender-based violence and strengthening women’s rights and representation at work from the TUC Women's Conference 2021.
A yawning gender pay gap favouring men has been revealed in recent years by media companies forced to publish data under new regulations.
The NUJ has called for the media, publishing and communications industries to prove their commitment to equality by publishing their gender pay gaps this spring, and not the new deadline of October.
The NUJ has backed the TUC’s call – alongside MPs, equality campaigners and industry leaders – for urgent action to prevent the UK’s gender pay gap reporting being shelved for a second year.
The corporation has disclosed it paid more than £1 million to external barristers and solicitors to deal with tribunal claims brought by staff in equal pay and race discrimination cases.
Michelle Stanistreet said: “Many NUJ members who read this Equality and Human Rights Commission report will feel it doesn’t address their lived experiences."
Stella Creasy’s bill would allow women to compare their pay to male colleagues and require companies to act to end the gender pay gap.