Gender Equity

Asia

Facebook job ads skewed by gender bias, study finds | Gender Equity News

According to the study by researchers at the University of Southern California, Facebook targeted an Instacart delivery job ad to…

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Latin America

Here’s how women are changing the way economies are run | Gender Equity News

Women now hold many of the jobs controlling the world’s largest economy – and they are trying to fix it.…

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Latin America

United Airlines plans to diversify its pool of pilots | Black Lives Matter News

United Airlines said on Tuesday that it will train 5,000 new pilots this decade, with half of those positions earmarked…

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Asia

COVID sets gender parity back by a generation, report finds | Business and Economy News

The coronavirus pandemic has widened the gender gap by a generation and closing it will take concerted efforts by policymakers…

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Africa

Equal Pay Day: Biden and Rapinoe push to close gender pay gap | Business and Economy News

Equal Pay Day – Wednesday, March 24 – marks how far into the new year a woman must work to…

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Europe

Mastercard latest firm using pay to drive social, climate goals | Banks News

Executive vice presidents and above will be evaluated on how they contribute to progress on efforts to curb the firm’s…

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Latin America

Are you exhausted? Want to quit your job? You’re so not alone | Business and Economy News

Some 40 percent of global workforce members are thinking about leaving their jobs, but more than 60 percent of business…

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Asia

UAE-listed firms told to have at least one woman on their boards | Business and Economy News

The United Arab Emirates moved one step closer to gender equity, ordering all firms listed on the country’s stocks exchanges…

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Asia

Grit and grace: US women business owners persevere through COVID | Business and Economy News

One year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and a major threat, triggering the first round of…

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Latin America

A year into pandemic, pressure builds to fix economic inequality | Business and Economy News

A year ago, as the global economy was melting down, I highlighted the silver lining that could emerge from the…

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Europe

One in three women endure violence worldwide: WHO | Gender Equity News

Report also shows 25 percent of women globally are subject to sexual or physical abuse by an intimate partner. One…

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Africa

AMLO defends barricading palace ahead of gender violence protests | Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador News

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his decision to surround the national palace with three-metre high barricades ahead of…

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Middle East

Canada gender equality: Trudeau unveils women-only task force | Business and Economy News

Justin Trudeau’s government unveiled an all-women task force to address gender inequality issues laid bare by COVID-19. Justin Trudeau’s government…

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Asia

‘No winning’: US working mothers on losing ground to COVID | Coronavirus pandemic News

COVID-19 has taken a toll on virtually every part of the global economy, but not every group has felt the…

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Europe

Girl’s beheading in India spurs calls for ‘honour killings’ law | Crime News

Man in Uttar Pradesh beheads teenage daughter and carries severed head to police station, in yet another case of so-called…

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Europe

EU wants employers to disclose wages to close gender pay gap | Business and Economy News

Wage scales in Europe have long been shrouded in secrecy, which has helped perpetuate gender inequality on the continent. The…

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Europe

‘Protecting dignity’: Iran’s push to fight violence against women | Gender Equity News

Tehran, Iran – After almost a decade in the making, Iran may finally be on track to pass legislation that,…

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Middle East

Number of women on UK boards up 50%, but parity challenges remain | Business and Economy News

The number of women on the boards of directors of the UK’s 350 top publicly traded firms has jumped by…

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Latin America

Calls to help US women falling out of labour force grow louder | Coronavirus pandemic News

More than one-third of parents, mostly women, have yet to return to the workforce, largely because of childcare needs. As…

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Asia

Free sanitary products in NZ schools to beat period poverty | Gender Equity News

Research shows that one in 12 young people skipped school because they did not have access to sanitary products. New…

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Asia

US gender pay gap persists even in top roles, study finds | Business and Economy News

The highest-paid women earned 84.6 cents for every dollar earned by men in 2019, up from 81.5 cents in 2015,…

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