Research reveals continuing gender bias

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Madeleine Dore

Three major reports, on gender representation in the arts, the pay gap, and treatment of women in the workforce make sobering reading for International Women's Day 2016.

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Reports on gender representation and equality bring sobering news. Image: Reading from Goethe's Werther by Wilhelm Amberg 1870 via Wikipedia

The Australian arts sector is filled with women: artists, managers, advocates and the majority of audiences too. ​But although the arts industry's workforce are predominately women, systematic gender inequality remains a continuing problem, new research has revealed.

About the author

Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator