Subsistence fisherwomen in Vietnam, working on a beach owned by a luxury hotel.
Oxfam's report shows that as the gap between rich and poor grows, other inequalities are also on the rise.
Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley leaves a couple of stormtroopers on the sidelines.
Rey, Leia and Captain Phasma prove this film is light years ahead of the gender equality curve.
One step forward, two steps back.
Despite more women joining the workforce, women are retiring with significantly less super than men, and single women do even worse.
Not a good time to be a boy.
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White boys from poorer backgrounds repeatedly come up worst when it comes to attainment.
Sometimes operating in the dark does more harm than good.
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It's not just the gender pay gap that stands to benefit from ending salary secrecy.
Suffragette tells a story that is both of its time, and timeless - an historical struggle whose lessons, sadly, still need to be learned.
When pay rates are individually negotiated, women tend to do less well.
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With the gender pay gap refusing to go away, it's time more people were encouraged to discuss their salary openly.
Women in many developing countries find it difficult to open a bank account.
If women in developing countries are to enjoy the benefits of access to banking, it's time for a rethink on how they are assessed for risk.
My pay’s bigger than your pay.
Requiring companies to publish pay rates marks a tougher approach from the government - but it's still not enough.
Some who made it.
While How to Be Both may be set in the Renaissance and the 1960s, its truths about inequality are just as relevant today.
ITV’s Julie Etchingham on election night.
You might think you're unbiased - but the general election should make you think again.
The stereotype of male as leader goes part of the way to explaining why so few women are in leadership roles.
The way opportunity is structured is the very thing stopping more women entering leadership roles in the workforce.
Nicola Sturgeon unveiling SNP women’s strategy on April 25.
The main parties are still a long way from getting full marks when it comes to tackling women's financial disadvantages.
Seems a long way away, doesn’t it?
Staggeringly slow progress keeps women out of power and out of the top jobs.
Myths about women and pay abound.
"The statistics are wrong." "Women are less ambitious." "Women aren't as qualified." These are all justifications used to pay women less. And they are all wrong.
Gemma Arterton and Dagenham veterans protest outside parliament.
News that the West End musical Made in Dagenham will close in April is disappointing on two fronts. Ignore for a moment what it says about the viability of new theatre productions in the capital, and consider…
The B20, charged with representing the interests of the wealthy international business community, has low female representation.
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The G20 leaders have committed to reduce the gap between male and female workforce participation rates by 25% by 2025. The gender equality focus by many of the leaders during the summit, including UN Secretry-General…
We need women pioneers of computing more often than every 200 years.
Throughout the year there are special days that see newsagents fill with celebratory cards. Perhaps punched cards would be more appropriate for Ada Lovelace Day, which marks both the mathematical prowess…
UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and actor Emma Watson launched the HeForShe Campaign at the United Nations headquarters in New York, 20 September.
In less than a week since actor Emma Watson’s stirring United Nations speech on gender inequality, two big things have happened – but you’ve probably only heard about one of them. The first, which has…
So who went and bought some of the new Lego mini figures? Aren’t they super? The set, which is part of the new Lego “Research Institute”, features a female chemist, paleobiologist and astronomer. It has…