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A fair platform for women academics

  • Delita Sartika
    Delita Sartika

    Lecturer in Literary Translation and Cultural Studies at Jambi University

Jakarta | Fri, April 21, 2017 | 01:21 pm
A fair platform for women academics Female to male professorship is at a concerning 1:10 ratio. Even for those exclusive 10 percent, the management ladder is a tough battle they can rarely win. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM The gender pay gap has reached Hollywood. At the Academy Awards, for instance, a number of actresses have revealed in their victory speech that they earn significantly less than their male co-stars for exactly equal roles. While the gender pay gap is real, the general root of the problem — the gap in competence and productivity between genders — should be dealt with comprehensively....

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