Even in Norway, one of the most egalitarian countries in the study, women did 20% more unpaid work than men, while in Pakistan they did 1,000% more, Georgieva said.
The biggest obstacle to women moving up in the corporate world is the very first step to manager, according to new research.
Over 60% of all employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa work in agriculture. But, they're often at a significant disadvantage.
Policing child marriage could help gender equality, improve health, deliver quality education and provide economic opportunities.
African American workers are at greater risk as they're over-represented in the jobs that will face the most cuts from increased automation.
Technology could help Myanmar fight a rise in rape cases. Here's how.
Women still fear they will pay their price for harassment instead of their abusers, leading to questions over the impact of the #MeToo social media campaign.
2015 Great British Bake Off winner, Nadiya Hussain, endured sexual abuse when she was just five years old. Now she wants to help other victims find their voice and strength in her story.
The biggest government-backed housing programme ever attempted will use student architects, new technology and local materials to keep costs low.
Everyone can benefit from comprehensive knowledge about safe sexual behavior. Yet opposition to sexuality education is loud, persistent, and widespread, often because critics lack an accu...
Mothers across the world face the same stereotypes, so what can we do about it?
One taxi firm in Nairobi has registered 500 female drivers, up from just 27 when they launched in 2016. So what's behind the rise of Kenya's women cab drivers?
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...
Nearly 1,500 allegations of sexual harassment or sexual violence against university students were registered in 2018-19. UK universities are teaching students a vital lesson in respect.
Nearly a third of powerful female characters were shown wearing revealing clothing compared to less than 10% of similar male characters, a study of the film industry has found.