Equality must become a reality within our lifetimes. The World Economic Forum is helping drive two approaches towards closing the gender gap globally.
Some of the wealthiest nations in the world provide little or no government-supported maternity or paternity leave for new parents, a United Nations report has said.
In finance, medicine, politics and even in schools, women and minorities are more harshly reprimanded and face greater future consequences for their errors.
Georgia’s first LGBT+ Pride event is a six-day celebration and includes a play, conference and street parade, which has drawn threats from ultra-nationalists.
Research into the social lives of women in rural India has revealed that local support groups can help provide a social network that is otherwise lacking for many.
Victims of sexual violence say the law is allowing rapists to escape justice.
Caroline Criado Perez, campaigner and author of 'Invisible Women', says the male bias in data collection is putting female lives at risk and needs to be countered.
Switzerland’s policies in support of women have lagged behind many of its European neighbours - so women are taking to the streets in protest.
India's solution to its widening gender inequality issue is to make public transport free for women. But the move is facing both support and criticism.
A new report finds even the nations performing best on gender equality have some way to go.
Unicorn companies are start-ups that achieve a one-billion-dollar valuation. At the moment, there are 357 unicorn companies
A lack of gender diversity is stifling the innovation, productivity and solutions women can offer for creating sustainable ocean livelihoods - and that has to change. It's time to highl...
Fewer than half of men took the full time offered after birth or adoption, according to the international survey.
As we approach the 2019 Women's World Cup, here's how female sports teams and associations around the world are making gradual progress towards gender equality.
State-run schools in Mexico's capital have removed gender-specific school uniforms, government officials have announced.