MIND THE GAP | Flirt or be funny? Why being a woman in the virtual workplace is no joking matter

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Marelise van der Merwe
Marelise van der Merwe

There's nothing very wrong with funding well-intentioned research intended to better understand the dynamics that disadvantage women – who are set to take another 135 years to earn the same as men for the same work. But we're putting the wrong subject under the microscope, says Marelise van der Merwe

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Rand - Dollar
14.31
-0.5%
Rand - Pound
19.85
-0.1%
Rand - Euro
17.01
-0.3%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.73
-0.0%
Rand - Yen
0.13
-0.4%
Gold
1,782.87
-0.0%
Silver
25.96
+0.1%
Palladium
2,585.21
+0.1%
Platinum
1,068.01
+1.0%
Brent Crude
74.90
+1.9%
Top 40
59,410
-0.1%
All Share
65,526
-0.1%
Resource 10
61,584
+0.7%
Industrial 25
87,256
-0.8%
Financial 15
12,918
+0.4%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Company Snapshot
Voting Booth
Should government have assigned a majority shareholding in SAA to the private sector?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, It's a good decision
66% - 321 votes
Not a good move
9% - 45 votes
Too early to tell
25% - 120 votes
Vote