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How addressing the ‘motherhood penalty’ could solve the gender pay gap

How addressing the ‘motherhood penalty’ could solve the gender pay gap

Posted on 9 March 2022

Nikki Pritchard lent her thoughts on the evidence that links the gender pay and seniority gap to the discrepancies between parental leave for men and women and the need for a shift in corporate and cultural norms to Raconteur.

She says, “It’s pointless if we’re not sorting out the underlying issues. The gender pay gap comes down to such a logical thing. You sit down with your partner, and you say, who’s making the most, and it becomes a no brainer as to who should stay at home [on parental leave].”

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