A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
The action plan offers no information about budgets, oversight, clear standards for measuring progress or accountability mechanisms.
There are at least eight different ways to view gender equality. And this helps us understand why one of the biggest challenges for workplace gender equality is defining and measuring success.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
Teaching young children about the history of gender and offering them more options for identity expression would help to curb gendered stereotypes and sexism.
Progress on gender pay issues in finance especially has been too slow, fragmented and uneven.
Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency to combat rape and sexual violence.
Post conflict recovery is largely driven by the assumption that as soon as conflict ends, normality returns.
In Myanmar, spousal abuse is legal and stigma stop most women from reporting sexual violence. A bill championed by feminists but long stalled in Parliament may soon give women their basic rights.
New study finds association between how gender equal a country is and how many children die before they reach age five.
The map will help uncover real experiences of gender inequality in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
The Wife: my research shows that this self-sacrificing form of wifehood is hardly history.
In evolutionary terms, it’s better to be at the bottom of the hierarchy than to be dead – and that's why submissive behaviours still persist in us humans. Even if we don't like it.
For twenty years people had been telling me how lucky I was to be in our field of research because “things” were changing for young women. Twenty years later “things” had not changed.
The gender pay gap remains stubbornly high in the UK, but the new rules are shaming companies into action.
Mexico gives poor, jobless moms up to $147 a month to feed and educate their kids. But money with strings attached may actually overburden women while freeing up their husbands' time and money.
The 10,300 women serving in fire departments across the US face ill-fitting gear, hostility and sexism. But in the end, they say, people "don't care you're a woman when their house is on fire.'
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.
Not all women have the capacity, or freedom, to speak out about their experiences of sexual violence – be it in the workplace or at home.
Mozambique has one of the highest maternal death rates in the world. Researchers hope to reduce this, with an ambitious project aimed at empowering women and girls.