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The Hidden Pay Gap: QVWC Panel for IWD

  • Queen Victoria Women's Centre 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

Why is it an entrenched social expectation that women be the unpaid carers in the family and community? How does the fact that women are more likely to attend to domestic duties after a full day of work (so-called ‘second shifts’) affect their economic empowerment? What is Emotional Labour and how does it contribute to a lack of financial independence for women? 

Join moderator Deirdre Fidge and panellists Celeste Liddle, Julie Kun, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, and Eva Birch as they discuss the ways in which structural gender discrimination and cultural biases in the workplace and at home contribute to financial exclusion at every stage of a woman’s life.