Close the Gap newsround (44)

This edition for March captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation.


Big gender divide in men and women's jobs still exists

Campaign over gender-specific books gains support

The Guardian

Budget 2014: a boost for childcare is a bonus for the whole economy

Five myths about why there aren't more women at the top

Gender equality and peace are linked - the post 2015 agenda should reflect it

Girls soar in science, yet why still so few women in the lab?

High-tech, multi skilled construction industry needs more women

Why Wales' traditional gender roles hold women back

The Telegraph

Gender discrimination still rife in British workplaces

Girls, listen up: 'studying science opens doors to fascinating careers' – FTSE boss

Huffington Post UK

Women 'Suffer greater stress and inequality than men at work' global study finds

Wales Online

Gender pay gap in Wales revealed

Belfast Telegraph

Initiative to steer women towards STEM sector jobs

HR Magazine

Better careers advice needed to encourage young women into apprenticeships, says experts

International Business Times

Stem Jobs: How to bridge cultural gap between women and engineering careers


Working mums stand to lose up to €200,000 from pensions

Gender equality measures failing to get women into leadership roles: Diversity Council Australia

The gender pay gap is alive and well in all 50 states, shows study

Obama makes pitch to working women

White House: Minimum wage hike will help close the gender wage gap

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