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Menstrual Cycle Still a Barrier to Achieve Gender Equality

Adolescent girls in developing countries miss schools for at least five days every month -- 60 days in a year during their menstrual cycle due to the lack of access to sanitary napkins and unhygienic conditions at schools. Many of them fall behind in their classes. This also leads to an increase in …

Why Fashion’s ‘Pink Tax’ Means Women Pay More

Many luxury fashion brands charge women more than men for similar products. What’s behind fashion’s ‘pink tax’?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — Comparing the …

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Amazon says it pays men and women equally

Over the last week, Amazon has been resisting pressure from investors and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to show gender pay statistics. However, it has now relented and revealed that women are effectively paid the same (99.9 percent) as men. In addition, it found the minority …

What the Advertising Industry Can Do to Finally Create Gender Equality

Gender equality has been a major topic of conversation at this year's 4A's Transformation conference. From the sessions on stage to discussions over …

How Women-Led Movements Are Redefining Power, From California to Nepal

In the face of corporate domination, economic injustice, and climate change, movements led by women offer a revolutionary path.

Feminism

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What are the best examples you have seen of teachers closing the gender gap in education?

Posted By C. M. Rubin on Mar 24, 2016<p>The OECD’s PISA report, <b>The ABC of Gender Equality in Education</b>, featured in The Global Search for Education: …

Study: Media Has One of the Biggest Gender Pay Gaps

While last week we were busy wondering <i>why</i> the gender pay gap exists, now we are looking at which industries suffer from it the worst. And it’s not a …

What could finally close the gender pay gap?

The gender pay gap may be one of the most enduring problems of America's labor market.<p>Women now make about 79 cents for every $1 men earn, which is …

One troubling statistic that shows how much less power women have in Hollywood

When you think of a big-budget director ready to tackle a new Hollywood franchise, you're probably thinking of someone like J.J. Abrams or Steven Spielberg. Unfortunately, most would not think of Kathryn Bigelow or Ava DuVernay.<p>This disappointing fact is explored in EPIX's six-part docuseries "The …

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Poll says Afghanistan 'most dangerous' for women

<b>Afghanistan is the most dangerous country for women, an international poll of experts on gender issues says.</b><p>High levels of violence, poor healthcare and poverty make Afghanistan the worst place for women, the study by the Thomson-Reuters Foundation says.<p>The survey places the Democratic Republic of …

In Two-Career Marriages, Women Still Do More of the Work at Home

Even though today’s husbands pitch in more than ever, the division of labor is far from equal<p>Today’s husbands pitch in at home more than those of any previous generation.<p>But the division of work between husbands and wives is still far from equal.<p>According to a new Women in the Workplace survey from …

Women in the Workplace - WSJ.com

Share of Workforce<p>Women are underrepresented at every level of companies, a disparity that widens at the highest levels.<p>Average percent of women at each level<p>Level:<p>Women:<p>Level 1: Entry-level; Level 2: Manager; Level 3: Senior manager/director; Level 4: Vice president; Level 5: Senior vice …

What It's Like to Be a Woman in Adland: Stories of Sexism in the Office

For all the progress women have made in business, sexual harassment is too often a fact of life. We asked several prominent women in the ad business …

Dads on Sitcoms

On television shows, dads have been portrayed as incompetent dolts reflecting and encouraging a damaging attitude towards men and childcare.<p>ASPEN — As a new dad, I've often been struck with horror at dads I see on TV. On the small screen, dads are dolts, dads are idiots.<p>And while it may seem …

Older Women Are Being Forced Out of the Workforce

Susan* is a woman in her 60s who has spent decades working in the insurance business. After years of performance reviews describing her outstanding work ethic, her fortunes turned once she started reporting to a woman 20 years her junior. Under her new manager, Susan felt set up to fail—she was …

Iranian MP sparks outrage by stating 'women, donkeys and monkeys have no place in parliament'

Nader Qazipour a hardline Iranian MP caught on video making the misogynistic claims leading to calls for him to resign<p>A hardline Iranian MP was under mounting pressure to resign on Wednesday after being caught on camera stating that women and donkeys had no place in parliament.<p>Nader Qazipour made …

Gender stereotypes stubbornly unchanged over 30 years, U.S. study says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Stereotypes about men and women in the United States are largely unchanged from 30 years ago, a new study shows, in findings that researchers said could be reflected in this year’s presidential election.<p>A woman walks with an umbrella in the rain past a U.S. …

10 everyday products that cost twice as much for women — for no reason at all

While we're in the midst of tax season, female readers may be familiar with something that won't show up on an annual return: the Pink Tax.<p>Go down to your local CVS, department store, salon, or even your dry cleaners, and you'll find that products marketed towards women cost more money than those …

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Activists call on world leaders to make gender equality pledge a reality

UN Commission on the Status of Women seeks firm commitments on funding and implementation of empowerment goal included in 2030 agenda<p>World leaders must back up their pledge to end gender inequality with concrete commitments on how they plan to empower women, said activists preparing for the UN …

Despite high education levels, Arab women still don’t have jobs

Thirteen of the 15 countries with the lowest rates of women participating in their labor force are in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), …

Advertising Still Seems Like a Terrible Place to Work While Female

In a world of many terrible workplaces for women, the advertising industry truly seems to take the cake for wholesale shittiness. Women only make up …

Arab women’s autumn— What was there for women after the Arab Spring?

The political participation of Arab women in post-revolutionary Arab countries has been the subject of various studies and academic research. The …

In tougher times, more Saudi women drive for social change

As the cost of living rises in Saudi Arabia, a new generation of women’s rights activists is emerging from the working and middle class.<p>Riyadh, Saudi …

Etsy’s New Paid Parental Leave Policy Is Designed To Counteract Gender Bias

New parents of either gender, in any circumstance, will be offered six months off with pay.<p>Etsy is adding its name to a growing list of technology companies offering extended paid parental leave. Starting in April, Etsy employees will be eligible for 26 weeks of fully paid leave over the first two …

Nigeria anger as Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill fails

<b>Nigeria's Senate has been condemned for rejecting a proposed bill aimed at eliminating "all forms of discrimination" against women.</b><p>Rights activists say the bill would promote women's equality in marriage, inheritance and education.<p>But some lawmakers voiced opposition, saying the Gender and Equal …

#Viajosola - Women around the world stand up in support for female solo traveling

Since the murder of two young women backpacking in Ecuador, a campaign, has sprung up online defending solo travel by females. The campaign, …

California Prisons Were Illegally Sterilizing Female Inmates

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the course of several years, two women's prisons in California signed at least 150 pregnant …

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can't do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, part of the process of equalizing physical standards to integrate women into combat …