By contrast, poor maternity pay leads to an under-representation of women in higher positions and lower salaries.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
Hollywood has long had a problem with diversity. But thanks to services like Netflix women have found a place for their stories, compelling Tinseltown to change.
Mistletoe and wine are a dangerous combination at the office Christmas party.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
Videos and other material from the '80s and '90s remind us that harassment isn't about sex so much as discrimination, inequality and power.
A new movie about a female ghost has scared millions in Indonesia. Female ghosts have been center stage in Indonesian folklore and their stories can serve as a warning to the state of women today.
Academies simply don't know how they're doing when it comes to the representation of women compared to their counterparts within the science-policy environment.
Do boys and girls from diverse cultural settings experience their transitions into adolescence? Their cultural differences don't make a difference, but their genders do.
Despite the rise of feminism, strip clubs and other 'sexual entertainment' businesses have proliferated in our cities. And women are feeling the harmful impacts of the industry's presence.
Beginning in the 1990s, all 50 US states and Washington, DC created public sex offender registries. Do they do more to help or hurt?
Doctor Who author Una McCormack has long envisaged a day when a woman was cast as Doctor Who.
By speaking their truths in societies that would rather not know, queer painters, female rappers and other outsider artists are pushing the bounds of gender and sexuality in the developing world.
Most university presidents in the US are still white, male and over the age of 60. But as they retire, is there an opportunity to reshape college leadership and, with it, higher education itself?
The particular brand of masculinity promoted by Africa's influential male church leaders tends to devalue women, re-inscribe male domination.
The 2017 budget contains initiatives that help alleviate some of the worst aspects of its predecessors. However, it doesn't radically turn things around for women.
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
Data for 2014-15 from the Australian Taxation Office shows inequality is growing in a number of areas.
Women’s participation in economics starts off strong but progressively falls through the ranks.
Providing women with credit improves gender inequality.