Female expats losing out to gender pay gap, says research

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New research has revealed a significant disparity between the salaries of men and women across popular expat destinations. The independent research by AXA - Global Healthcare found that nearly two-thirds (62%) of men have enjoyed a higher salary since becoming an expat, compared with just half (53%) of women. Of those surveyed, the countries where expats were most likely to say their salary had improved were Hong Kong (85%), the UK (66%) and the UAE (66%). However, within each of these countries, there was a clear gender divide. The UAE showed the biggest difference, with 90% of men r...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.