Also in this week's round-up of gender equality news: fixing war-torn societies and why Silicon Valley is so awful to women.
Also in this week's round-up of gender equality news - the 'Paula Principle' and why the number of women in top political posts is stagnating.
Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO of Ruder Finn, explores how to be taken seriously in the workplace as a woman.
Japanese speedboat racing can teach us about the gender gap.
Also in this week's round-up of gender equality news - sexy veils, endangered white men on boards and Russian Women's Day.
Women’s participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, commonly known as STEM, is still lacking.
New research from Pew Research Center shows that women have a high labour force representation in these African countries.
Women in the US still face a substantial gender wage gap.
The world is experiencing a crisis of reproductive rights. As the Commission on the Status of Women gets underway at the United Nations, we find out what can be done.
How Africa can encourage more women into the field of computer science.
Also in our round-up of top articles from the past seven days: electricity grids of the future and videos that show a changing Earth.
The economic gender gap won't close for another 170 years. But these small actions could help women achieve equality a lot sooner.
The story of a young businesswoman's journey from rejection to a champion for equality.
The economic benefits of diversity have started a war for female talent. But how can companies hire – and hold on to – more women?
Hard-won progress in women's equality appears to be going backwards. So why do so many women support a return to the Dark Ages?