It will be 118 years before women have the same career prospects as men. No country in the world has closed its gender gap. Even as female leaders steer multinationals and major economies, the reality in 2016 is a working world which still excludes, underpays, overlooks and exploits half of its available talent. Why is this happening? And what can be done about it? Follow our series of views from the frontline of the global gender debate.
Max Galka explains how gender differences in the workplace have evolved over time, both in terms of employment and wages.
when managers work for meritocratic organizations, they believe they are more impartial, and thus (unknowingly) give themselves permission to act on their biases.
Over 100 years after women first gained suffrage, and progress towards workplace gender parity is still too slow. How can we speed it up?
Ten years of Forum data reveals which countries will be the first to achieve gender parity.
In 2015, only 10.5% of senior employees at buyout firms were women.
When women are expected to bear the burden of unpaid work, everyone loses, writes Sharan Burrow, head of the ITUC.
While women workers are a core part of the global economy, their contributions – and the abuses they experience – often remain invisible, says Nisha Varia of Human Rights Watch.
In some countries, progress with women's economic participation has actually reversed. Could digital technologies be the solution we're looking for?
New research shows that by doubling the pace at which women become digitally fluent, we could achieve workplace gender equality much faster.
More women at the top leads to better decision-making and better results, says Jonas Prising, the CEO of ManpowerGroup.
Christine Lagarde was a synchronized swimmer, Michele Bachelet played professional volleyball. Is sport the missing link to get women winning in the workplace?
As we celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, here are five videos that highlight the struggle for gender parity.
These 9 books will help you understand more about some of the barriers women face at work – and how to overcome them.
"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." Read our top quotes from leaders on women at work.
Where are all the women leaders in academia, asks the president of the University of Hong Kong.
Gender diversity is not just a moral obligation: it makes good business sense, says EY's CEO. But how do we achieve it?
If you were born today, you would be 118 years old when the economic gender gap is predicted to close in 2133. But how old will you actually be when the gap closes, and how does your home...
Have we been approaching workplace gender equality in the wrong way?
Making room for care in the workplace means assuming that all workers are or will be caregivers at some point in their working lives
The Global Gender Gap Index featured in the 2015 Report ranks over 140 economies according to how well they are leveraging their female talent pool, based on economic, educational, health...
Skills and jobs displacement will affect every industry and geographical region, but losses can be offset by job growth in key areas.
A new study claims to have uncovered the reasons behind the gender pay gap.