It is becoming very clear that resolving the gender pay gap is going to be a much longer process than many first thought. The challenges aren't as simple as filling the boardroom with more female execs. Issues are complex and in some cases broader cultural changes need to be addressed throughout all levels of organisations.
This article has some interesting examples of successful initiatives as well as how some organisations are tackling the long game in order to future proof gender diversity for generations to come. Particularly around how jobs are designed, not just how copy is written to make them appear more diverse.
The majority of organisations have seen a less dramatic change in their numbers, but struggle with ongoing challenges around segregation among pay quartiles and progressing women to senior roles. Traditionally male-dominated industries such as finance (median gap 23 per cent) and construction (24 per cent) continue to record some of the widest gender pay gaps.