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Call for women-focused rescue plan after COVID recession ‘triple whammy’ – Sydney Morning Herald

Economists, think tanks and industry groups are using International Women’s Day to call for a suite of policies to repair the disproportionate damage done to women…

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Going forward, governments and investors are also likely to focus on increasing gender inclusion, particularly after COVID-19, Ms Sheth said.
Disruption to womens working lives has prompted Industry Super Australia to raise the alarm over gender equality in retirement, with research from the superannuation lobby group showing three-quarters of women are unlikely to retire with 40 years worth of super.
Women in the bottom fifth of wage earners have less than a 5 per cent chance of having enough super…

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