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Aerospace, Automotive Among Worst Industries For Gender Equality: Report

Silicon Valley and Wall Street are often — and rightly! — the focus of scrutiny when talk turns to gender inequality in the workplace. Women make up just 22.5% of senior roles at large tech firms. At the 22 largest banks and financial firms, women comprise 49% of middle managers, but only 16.6% of …

These are the industries women believe are the best and worst for gender equality

The finance and technology industries are not known as bastions of gender equality. Both have traditionally been male-dominated. And both have made efforts to address the perceived imbalance, especially in recent years.<p>Those efforts may be working, although they still don’t bring finance and tech …

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The male business leaders at Davos who committed to gender equality

Davos, Switzerland<p>Ten big-shot men took up the fight to reach gender parity in Davos today.<p>Top executives from Barclays, McKinsey, Twitter, and Unilever, among others, released the inaugural HeForShe Parity Report (pdf), a product of a UN Women initiative that aims to mobilize men and boys in the …

One More For Equal Pay

Courtney Conlogue, shown in the 2015 Swatch Women’s Pro at Lowers. The WSL event marked one of the first occasions when the women’s prize purse …

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Think the Gender Pay Gap Is Bad? Try Being a Black Woman

These stats are seriously shocking.<p>Today is #BlackWomenEqualPayDay, and politicians and activists are flooding social media with messages about the gender pay gap. You probably already know that women don't get paid the same amount of money for working the same amount of hours as men, but these …

Gender Equality in the GCC Workplace

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The MENA region's gender equality challenge will take some time to overcome, but there are enough reasons for why things are looking up for women. Despite women only making up a minority of a company's …

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Canadian Prime Minister Has the Perfect Answer for Why He Appointed a Gender-Equal Cabinet

"Because it's 2015."<p>Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on his promise to appoint a gender-equal cabinet, naming 15 women to a cabinet of 30 this week.<p>Sworn into his post Wednesday, Trudeau has set a new standard for global leadership. In the United States, women hold 25 percent of …