Women make up just over 50% of the population, and whilst many of the pledges made in the 50/50 by 2020 campaign were achieved, we still have a way to go to reach equal decision making in Wales.
But why does it matter?
You’ve probably heard the stats, that over 54,000 women experience maternity discrimination in the workplace. But what’s it like being one of them?
Unaffordable childcare and a lack of flexible employment are the bricks and mortar of the wall that stop mothers returning to work.
Why should we care about this? Because equalising economic participation would grow our economy by more than 10% in the next decade, and at present Wales lags behind the rest of the UK when it comes to flexible work.
Having been woken by the bubba at 5.30 this morning tugging for milk on my boob, all that was left to help me drift back to noddyland was a copy of Red. I cam across an article by the Zuckerberg sister, Randi, on how she manages a busy successful work and family life using the ‘pick three method’.