Spain is the only country in the world with the same length of maternity leave for mothers and fathers from 2021.
Research shows French firms with smaller to no gender wage gap and high female board representation also make better business.
Gender parity in the top echelons of donor organisations is key, given that Africa’s cities rely on international aid for development.
We will waste the potential of the pandemic if we don’t address the inequalities — specifically the gender inequalities — that it exacerbated and revealed.
Days of international observance recognize challenges facing marginalized groups or society as a whole, draw attention to them and create unity and mobilization around those problems.
Investment rating companies are measuring the environmental, social and governance impact of businesses. This International Women’s Day, we should be pushing them to do the same for gender equity.
When women have opportunities, a country’s economic productivity and development is enhanced.
After 24 years of democracy, women still struggle for political relevance in Nigeria - limited by poverty, corruption and other factors.
The tools for reach and influence that the internet provides might be unprecedented. But people like Tate are simply pedalling the age-old sexist views that fuel gendered violence.
New research shows fewer women are joining the Liberals and Labor youth wings – and fewer want to stand as future candidates, as well.
A younger generation of feminists will remember her, above all, for her remarkable championing of the struggle against patriarchy.
For decades, there were growing numbers of Democratic and Republican women in Congress, but the number of Republican women has stalled.
Men and women both offer unique, valuable contributions to company boards. To reap these benefits, organizations should continue to increase gender diversity.
Women are still underrepresented in decision-making positions, yet research shows that gender equality can lead to more qualified leaders and better outcomes.
A new study finds that women improve cyber risk management by bringing new perspectives and skills to the decision-making process of company boards.
The Albanese government’s pay secrecy ban is meant reduce gender-based pay differences. It could help others too.
Many occupations in Australia are more heavily gendered than they were 35 years ago.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated social and economic inequality for women. Women have lost ground in the workforce and have been slower to return to work than men.
Despite gender equality progress being made in many male-dominated fields, some professions like longshoring are still difficult for women to break into.
While gender-affirming health care is essential to the well-being of trans people, access to quality services varies significantly by geographic region and social context.