It will take 257 years for men and women to get equal pay, according to the latest figures from the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020.
Paternity leave around the world is still shockingly brief and rarely taken. And all talk of gender equality means little without it.
Iceland has topped the Global Gender Gap Index for the 11th year in a row. Worldwide, progress is much slower with gender equality still a century away.
Unemployment in the US is the lowest it’s been in 50 years. So why are workers experiencing long job hunts, for work with low pay and unpredictable hours?
In Chad, Africa, women are being taught more about mobile technologies to help reduce gender inequality.
Michael Jackson is one of the highest-paid dead celebrities, earning more than $825 million in 2016. By comparison, Marilyn Monroe was the highest female earner, with $13 million in 2019.
As Finland vote to trail putting women in positions of power what are other countries doing?
Sanna Marin is the new prime minister of Finland, and will lead a five-party coalition.
Thousands of people across India – largely poor, rural women and children – are lured to cities each year by traffickers who promise good jobs, but sell them into modern day slavery.
The majority of school-age boys and girls are doing less than the recommended one hour of physical activity per day, finds the World Health Organization.
"But women are still denied education, forced to marry young, kept from working, and treated no better than animals in the provinces."
Planting mangrove trees on the shores of Vietnam is helping protect against global warming – and also sowing the seeds of female empowerment.
Whether you’re looking to learn more about the women’s movement around the world, or just interested in good storytelling, our list has you covered.
Even in women’s football leagues, men still hold 91% of all coaching jobs at all levels.
Claiming over 300 million lives in the 20th century alone, smallpox killed 3 out every 10 person it infected. Thanks to women like Mary Guinan and Cornelia E Davis, India was able to rid ...