A gentleman’s profession? The women fighting for gender equality in publishing

April 6, 2018 | The Independent

The benefits generated by WiP’s relentless activity are still reaped by women today – in publishing and beyond. ​Gregory, Mountain, Cholmeley and O’Reilly all talk of Macmillan, of Penguin, where women’s salaries are now outstripping those of men. For example, the median pay gap Macmillan reported was 34 per cent – in favour of women. “Women are in all areas of publishing, whereas in those days they were in secretarial, publicity. Now all the big meaty jobs are available for women.”

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Submitted by the AUPresses Gender Equity and Cultures of Respect Task Force, November 2019