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November monthly reading roundup

This month has seen Women’s labour market equality in the spotlight; November 10th was the UK’s Equal Pay Day, highlighting the gender pay gap and marking the day that women effectively stop earning compared to their male counterparts. Women’s state pension age rose to match that of men, prompting concerns over the welfare of older women.The 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence have begun; this year’s theme is Ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work which has built on the success of campaigns such as #MeToo in highlighting the scale of sexual harassment and assault at work. After such a busy month, you deserve a cup of tea while we catch you up on all things women and work.

Staff at Google walked out over Women’s treatment

Women were found to be doing double the unpaid work done than men around the world

A new study showed that Sexism at work is much more widespread than previously thought

The ONS published new data on the gender commuting gap

A new government scheme to help low paid women was announced

A former Co-Operative executive won her equal pay and unfair dismissal claim

Women were the hardest hit by austerity measures

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