Women more positive about their work prospects but gender pay gap persists

Young women are growing increasingly positive about their career prospects and aiming for top positions in their workplace, this is according to a global survey by PwC.

PwC Associate Director in People and Organisation, Maura Jarvis says however, there remains some challenges for women.

In light of International Women's day, Jarvis spoke to Azania Mosaka to unpack these existing obstacles.

If we start to have a look at some of things which are moving in the wrong directions. A lot of females are feeling that gender is a barrier to their career, in terms of the affect that a family may have on their careers. Making that choice to have a family.

Maura Jarvis, PwC Associate Director in People and Organisation

Another thing is a widening of the pay gap, rather than moving in a positive direction.

Maura Jarvis, PwC Associate Director in People and Organisation

If we look globally, the gender gap is actually widening.

Maura Jarvis, PwC Associate Director in People and Organisation

Click on the link below to hear more from Jarvis....


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