Jacinda Ardern and partner, Clarke Gayford, leave after she announced her resignation in New Zealand.
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Female leaders tend to open people’s perceptions of what is possible for other women in politics – but the job is also still fraught with double standards and unique risks.
For women to reach leadership positions, they need to be valued and recognized for their contributions, which may look different than those of their male colleagues.
Feminine leadership encompasses aspects of ourselves that have been pushed aside within conventionally male-dominant spaces. Recentring them can foster leadership that is more inclusive.
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.
United States Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris speaks on Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.
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Gender parity leads to collaboration and a blending of visions, and paves the way for the adoption of more comprehensive and inclusive solutions than if they’re conceived from only one perspective.
About 150 nursing union members show support for long-term care workers at the Orchard Villa Long-Term Care in Pickering, Ont., in June 2020. The facility was hit hard by COVID-19 infections.
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Unions must continue to try to recruit and sustain a critical mass of women, particularly visible minority and LBGTQ women, into leadership roles in the years to come.
Women with less income and education may be hurt more by gender discrimination.
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Women with less income and less education may be hurt most by gender discrimination.
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.
So much for gender balance.
I went to talk to men at football matches about why they don’t want to become nurses – here’s what I found out.
Would you share your pay information?
A range of pressures are forcing companies to consider being more open about pay structures, levels and gaps. What are the risks and potential benefits of being more transparent?
Taking the fall.
More women are making it to the boardroom but are often promoted to an untenable and precarious leadership position.
Women in science receive less funding than men and apply for smaller grants. This inequality needs to be addressed now.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s record on women’s rights has been mixed.
The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women’s rights. But she does not deserve this title.
Drew Faust receives a hug from University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann during ceremonies installing her as the 28th president of Harvard University in 2007.
Most university presidents in the US are still white, male and over the age of 60. But as they retire, is there an opportunity to reshape college leadership and, with it, higher education itself?
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Women have always had to fight gender rules in order to gain power.
Cultural norms play an important role in determining whether girls will be send to schools.
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Here’s how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Hillary Clinton is a flawed presidential candidate. But she’s still probably the best on offer.
The rise of women to very powerful positions has not, to date, opened the way for other women. So there is no reason to believe a Hillary Clinton presidency would change that.
Women sellers are receiving on average about 80 cents for every dollar men earn when selling the same product, according to new research.
We need to level the playing field socially for a more equal workplace
If you’re a woman in poverty, you’re at risk of sexual exploitation. If you’ve just become educated and employed, then you’re at greater risk of domestic abuse.
The tennis world is abuzz with the glass-smashing news that Andy Murray has appointed former world number one Amelie Mauresmo as his coach. This time it’s not the glass ceiling that being cracked, but…