OECD data now shows a positive correlation between higher female labour participation and higher fertility rates.
Scandinavian welfare states have made it easier for women to reconcile family and career. What's odd is that Anglophone nations aren't far behind.
A growing number of ‘dad bloggers’ are using social media to provide a window into their lives as fathers. Here, blogger and father Casey Palmer and his sons.
(Casey Palmer via Casey Scheibling)
As dads blog about their lives and changing norms and issues around fatherhood and parenting, they're pushing for social changes to benefit families in Canada — one blog post at a time.
FIFA defends the pay imbalance with the usual claim that it reflects the difference in revenue produced by the men’s and women’s tournaments.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Paternity leave can increase fathers’ involvement in families, with positive impacts on children, fathers and the co-parent.
Our children can't continue to grow up in a world where only women raise them, either at home or in early care and learning.
Scott Morrison with newly-election Coalition MPs. The 2019 election has done little to improve the representation of women in parliament.
While Scott Morrison has touted the record seven women in his cabinet, the overall representation of women in parliament has barely improved since the last election in 2016.
The Coalition government has rejected the Uluru Statement’s call for an Indigenous voice to Parliament, just one of many disappointments for Indigenous peoples.
Some of the Coalition government's initiatives on women and Indigenous issues have been more successful than others. Labor is promising much more.
Speaker of Rwanda’s Chamber of Deputies Donatille Mukabalisa on international women’s day. Rwanda is a trend-setter in female representation.
In many African states power is concentrated in the executive branch. That's why women's representation in cabinet matters.
Things are changing quickly in lower management, but at the very top there remains a hard-to-attack barrier.
The hard nuts to crack are getting women into chief executive positions and getting them paid as much.
Most of us make daily decisions about who we choose to work and collaborate with. So what if we used that to improve professional diversity?
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A confession: I can count on a single hand the number of women I have invited to collaborate with me on publications and grants.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich has advocated for women in coaching. He’s pictured here with assistant coach Becky Hammon at a game against the Los Angeles Lakers in San Antonio, Feb. 6, 2016.
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Sponsorship, whereby a mentor in a powerful role advocates for a mentee, is what's needed for women to advance in coaching.
Moves are afoot to ensure 25% of Egyptian MPs are women.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Canada’s Minister of the Status of Women Maryam Monsef is pictured in the Library of Parliament on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Feb. 28, 2018.
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New research shows that female politicians spend more on health and education, improving the well-being of a population.
Rwanda holds the world record in share of female MPs.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Women in investment management report an “ingrained” culture of sexism. This includes stereotyped views of women being best suited to administrative roles.
Women in investment management face sexist treatment and no accommodation of parenting responsibilities. That's bad news for a sector critical to all Australians’ economic security.
Liberal backbenchers Julia Banks and Julie Bishop during question time in parliament.
New research shows that conservative voters generally fail to see how being female can impede political success, while left-of-centre voters list gender as the main obstacle to success.
Men outnumber women in top-paying academic jobs and university leadership.
Without affirmative action through gender quotas and targets, we will have another 30 years of glacial progress on gender equity in academia.
Selection panels interrupt women more than men and ask them more follow-up questions, subtly questioning their competence.
The vast majority of managers said they wanted "the best person for the job". They had less idea of just who that might be, or how to ensure appointments on merit and equity targets co-exist.
Through the 2018 WNBA All-Star game on July 28, viewership was up 38 percent compared to the same point last year.
AP Photo/Stacy Bengs
Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
Crunching the numbers on the gender gap in STEMM.
While much is being done to increase the number of women working in science, new research shows it could take many, many years to reach parity with men.
Preschool today, success tomorrow.
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Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.