Article: The cost of womanhood

May 25, 2017by Jane Gilmore

This is the story of John and Mary, a typical Australia couple, and how gendered economic inequality plays out over a lifetime. John ends up comfortably wealthy, Mary lives the last years of her life perilously close to homelessness.

This is not fiction. Both their stories are based on the average age, pay and experiences of white middle class Australia.

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© Jane Gilmore 2014