In Chile women earn less than men, despite many of them being better educated. Now a 'gender parity task force' is pushing for balance.
Nordic nations lead the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap Report.
After creeping progress, research finds women may actually have to wait more than two centuries to achieve equality in the workplace.
Iceland comes top in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index for the ninth year running. What's its secret?
Also in this week's round-up: gender and climate change and Saudi Arabia will allow women to enter sports stadiums.
Women’s health is often overlooked in medical research. But by targeting the top killers of women worldwide, we can transform the wellbeing of society as a whole.
There is only one genre of film where women appear and speak equally to men.
Despite a closing of the gender gap in labour force participation rates over the past 25 years, women continue to be under-represented in entrepreneurship. This needs to change.
A decision by the Boy Scouts of America to admit girls to its troops has provoked a mixed response.
The data is irrefutable - to have any hope of ending poverty, we need to improve women's access to sexual and reproductive healthcare across the globe. Here's why
Also in this week's round-up of stories you may have missed: Egypt moves toward criminalizing child marriage and how lots of men are gender-equality allies in private but not in public.
Access to the contraceptive pill just became harder for many American women. The consequences will affect not just families, but social equality and the wider economy.
A new poll of experts looks at female safest in 19 megacities.
This ride-hailing company is looking for female drivers in Saudi Arabia.
Also in this week's round-up: The state of women in computer science and More mothers working in England.