Welcome to our weekly digest of stories about how the gender gap plays out around the world – in business, health, education and politics – from the World Economic Forum.

Amount US women make compared to men has risen by two cents in last decade. (New York Magazine)

Discrimination against women on taking maternity leave rises 60%. (The Guardian)

Median IT wage is $10,000 higher for men than women. (CIO)

Japan may end a tax break that encourages women to work less. (Bloomberg)

Brazil has seen a regression in its policies towards women. (Al Jazeera)

Decoupling money and masculinity has health benefits for men and women. (The Atlantic)

Womenomics of entrepreneurship. (The Huffington Post)

The best cities in which to be a female entrepreneur. (World Economic Forum)

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Indonesian womanpreneurs: struggle to success. (The Huffington Post)

Gap between US and Canadian working women keeps growing. (Bloomberg)

The Colombian peace agreement has emphasis on the lives of women. (The Washington Post)

Two Irish women live-tweet their trip to the UK for an abortion. (New York Magazine)

The Indian women who escaped sexual slavery and became entrepreneurs. (BBC)

More women now dying in childbirth, but only in America. (Vox)

Exercise, elite performance and women's periods. (Vox)

Is this the most feminist Olympics ever? (CNN)