AUSTRALIAN PM LAUNCHES DISCRIMINATION INQUIRY

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has asked the Human Rights Commission to launch an inquiry into the treatment of women in the workplace, marking a return to the vexed issue of gender equality.

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick will oversee a national survey to assess the prevalence, nature and consequences of discrimination relating, in particular, to pregnancy at work and return to work after parental leave.

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http://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/-/world/17708120/australian-pm-launches-discrimination-inquiry/

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