Young women make economic strides as young men fall behind in US. (NPR)

All-male panels: how should women respond? (Bloomberg)

Does office culture crush women’s ambitions? (The Atlantic)

Less than one in five start-ups is founded by women. (Washington Post)

Women are ‘good’ at lying, says lawyer to rape jury. (Washington Post)

Dutch 'abortion boat' arrives off the coast of Mexico. (Al Jazeera)

Why women’s equality remains a distant dream in Arab countries. (The Conversation)

Can workplace hotlines help women come forward about sexual harassment? (New York Magazine)

Four top women have quit the Bank of England this year. (Bloomberg)

Women in tech Russia: the numbers are impressive. (BBC)

How to attract more women into the Gulf tech sector. (Computer Weekly)

Esther Afua Ocloo: Ghana's inspiring businesswoman. (Al Jazeera)

Rare photos of women in service in the Second World War. (Quartz)

Chart of the week: Young women make economic strides, driving growth of young workforce in US. (Statistics are shown for young adults aged 25 to 34)

Source: US Census Bureau; Credit: Brittany Mayes/NPR

Quote of the week

“If there was more sex education for boys and girls there would be fewer cases of gender violence in the region.”

María José Lubertino
Lawyer & Professor, University of Buenos Aires April 2017
Progress in Latin America is 'starting to plateau', Guardian Event