This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
The technology underlying Bitcoin is starting to spread its wings.
The recent Arctic Council meeting in Finland shows there's still avid interest in developing the Arctic. Some are arguing the entire region should be considered a 'global commons.'
Sweden has enacted what's known as a feminist foreign policy, and Canada plans on doing the same. One fly in the ointment is both countries' arms sales and how they're at odds with feminism.
IKEA has strategically exported Swedish cultural concepts like 'fika' and 'lagom'. But what about feminism?
One of Sweden's foremost actor/producers, Helin also plays a leading role in the movement against harassment and discrimination. In this interview, she explains what needs to change.
As immigration novices, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have actively been searching for inspiration and new solutions abroad. Canada is providing some critical inspiration.
The DUP should take note: free travel and trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic may hinge on legal arrangements.
Dostadning is the new pre-death decluttering trend, here's what you need to know.
The government should take advantage of digital technology as they will be able to extend their public diplomacy agenda in an even more interactive way.
Donald Trump wants the US to take more immigrants from 'countries like Norway'. But how do 'countries like Norway' treat their own immigrants?
The final report of the EU's summit in Sweden makes generous use of the adjective "fair". With populism and xenophobia are on the rise, could this be the basis of a new narrative for Europe?
For years Swedish companies have been regarded as among the best in sustainability reporting.
Nigeria must reduce its population growth to increase the quality of life for people in the country. A better knowledge of contraceptives can help achieve this.
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
You can now pay your way with apps, cryptocurrencies and other digital alternatives. Physical money might one day look like a relic of the past.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
What's it like to be a refugee in the UK?
An investigation has been reopened into the 'Kevin' case, in which two young boys were accused of murdering a four-year-old.
Here's a message public health officials should adopt. It could prevent many new cases of diabetes occurring.