According to research, the overwhelming majority of patents are filed by men. The UK's Intellectual Property Office found that in 2018 only 13.07% of global patent applications were assoc...
These are five key talking points from the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit 2019.
Arundhati Bhattacharya took steps to address women's family responsibilities, allowing them to stay in their careers.
Also in this week's round-up, read opinions on climate change by country, India's $6 trillion opportunity and the world's biggest diaspora.
Sania Mirza is a sportsperson and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia. At the press conference after her Wimbledon win in 2015, she was asked about her plans for motherhood.
Women working in media and entertainment feature heavily in this year's list of those making an impact in corporate India.
This artificial intelligence read an astonishing 3.5 million books to discover the narrative around men and women. Women tend to be defined physically whilst men are illustrated by behavi...
Caroline Criado Perez is the winner of the prestigious 2019 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize. Here's what the judges said about her book on gender bias in data - and th...
The world's first male transgender professional boxer has been chosen as the public face of global boxing brand Everlast and has labelled exclusion of trans athletes as 'dehumanising'.
Without greater efforts, another 150 million girls will be married before their 18th birthday by 2030. Climate change activist Greta Thunberg has inspired this group to take action.
'Sextortion', the abuse of power to obtain sexual favours, is becoming increasingly prevalent in Latin America, with one in five people having experience of the form of corruption.
A long tradition exists of minimizing women scholars academic work. Mary Quayle Innis worked with her husband at the University of Toronto, and her diaries document the extent to which sh...
Disasters can cement traditional gender roles, researchers found, with women saying they were often sidelined in recovery efforts.
Citing unsustainable salaries and poor resources, over 200 players formed the Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association (PWHPA) in May, aiming to reshape the trajectory of the sport.
Designing a new world means we need a mixture of new policies and stories about women making waves in science, technology and innovation.