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.
Tesco chairman regrets saying white men on boards are endangered. (Bloomberg)
Nude photo scandal grows as top US marine vows accountability. (Reuters)
A statue of a young girl stares down Wall Street's charging bull. (World Economic Forum)
International Women's Day in China: a day of shopping action? (Quartz)
Muslim women, sexy veils and why shopping doesn't equal empowerment. (Al Jazeera)
International Women's Day in Russia: the good, the bad and the sexist. (The Moscow Times)
Women at work around the world 2017: portraits by Reuters photographers. (Reuters)
Why women and men accept the gender pay gap too easily. (The Conversation)
5 ways companies can win the fight for female talent. (World Economic Forum)
Think you're not sexist? Here's why you might be wrong. (World Economic Forum)
Bold women tackle the workplace challenge of disability. (World Economic Forum)
Video - Childless: why is society so frightened of women without children? (The Guardian)
Why women weren't allowed to be astronauts. (And do periods effect performance?) (The Atlantic)
#DearSister, Muslim women's hashtag calls out sexism. (Middle East Eye)
The war for female talent: Large organizations are actively seeking women.
Source: Winning the Fight for Female Talent, Report, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Quote of the week
“Paid parental leave does more than give more time for parents to spend with their children. It changes the story of what children observe, and will themselves imagine possible."
Actor, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
Keynote address, UN official commemoration of International Women's Day, March 2017