It will now take 217 years to close the economic gender gap. This demands action from both the public and private sectors.
Alos in this week's round-up: 57 female CEOs on getting to the top and how women can help us fix tech.
Marie Skłodowska Curie is one of the only female scientists that many people can name, but is she still a good role model?
Ellen Stofan, Honorary Professor, says that these are the changes we need to make for women in STEM.
Also in this week's round-up: the disturbing algorithms producing kids’ videos and why the Romans didn't have an industrial revolution.
When women are unleashed on the tech world, new ways of living and doing business reveal themselves
China is the best place in the world to be a female entrepreneur but there is a long way to go to close the gender gap.
A recent paper claims that beyond just genes on X and Y, a full third of our genome is behaving very differently in men and women.
Men’s earnings are rising faster than women’s, making income equality feel less achievable than ever.
Less than a quarter of American scientists and engineers are women. Nothing to do with ability and everything to do with overcoming barriers, says former NASA chief scientist.
Also in this week's round-up: the end of the urbanization trend and Afghanistan’s all woman orchestra.
The gender gap is widening again for the first time in a decade. Paul Polman, Unilever's CEO, believes challenging stereotypes could be the key.
According to the latest Global Gender Gap Report, it's going to take 217 years to achieve gender parity. Here's why more women in leadership roles is key to changing that.
Seventy years after women won the right to vote in this country, inequality persists. But we can change, says Argentina's Vice President Gabriela Michetti.
In Chile women earn less than men, despite many of them being better educated. Now a 'gender parity task force' is pushing for balance.