A law that forces UK companies to publish details of their gender pay discrepancy came into force this week. Could it accelerate the closure of the 18.1 per cent gender pay gap?
Iceland’s prime minister has announced proposals for legislation to close the country’s 14 to 18 per cent gender pay gap
From picking apart pop songs to acting out the experience of a girl walking the streets, a creative education programme in India is challenging ingrained gender stereotypes. Could starting young [...]
Though it has been characterised by negativity, the US presidential election race has also brought women’s rights sharply to the fore. Does it show that sexist rhetoric will no longer be tolerated?
From heartfelt outpourings on social media to colourful flashmobs with a sartorial twist, this year’s US presidential election has prompted a slew of women's rights campaigns. We list three of [...]
Thousands of Icelandic women have staged a protest over fair pay, leaving their workplaces early to highlight the country’s 14-18 per cent wage gap between men and women
Are quotas the best way to improve gender diversity in positions of power? Consensus can be tougher than conflict. We present a complicated issue to two thought leaders and ask them to respond [...]
King Abdullah has appointed 30 women to Saudi Arabia’s formal advisory council, suggesting the country is moving towards greater equality for women
The number of men training to be primary school teachers in England has increase by more than 50% in the past four years