The sharing economy could be worth 335bn euros by 2025. But what about the promises of making the world a fairer, greener and more socially-connected place? That was up for debate at the Woman's Forum
Activists in Paris have walked off the job to protest against the gender pay gap.
A Chinese student is taking the ministry of education to court over textbooks that say homosexuality that is a “mental disorder”.
Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…
Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.
New employment figures have raised questions over equality between men and women in Turkey, Malta and Italy. The trio have the biggest gaps when it
The equal pay debate between elite male and female athletes gathered more momentum this week when players from the Women’s US football team filed a
World Number 1 Novak Djokovic believes men should fight for more money because "we have much more spectators at the men's tennis matches."
In this edition of Business Planet, host Giacomo Segantini visited Dublin to meet a woman at the heart of female entrepreneurship initiatives in
When it comes to defending the rights of women, and empowering them in society, a large part of the struggle is over the image portrayed in the
The UN began celebrating International Women's Day on 8 March during International Women's Year in 1975
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“Condescending”, “ridiculous”, “embarrassing”, “lack of judgement”: Just some of the reactions on Twitter after the world’s most prestigious cartoon
Just weeks before it’s due to get underway, France’s prestigious Angoulême comics festival is up in arms. The reason? Out of the 30 graphic
It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report
Michelle Payne delivered a message to “chauvinistic” members of Australia’s horse-racing community as she became the first female jockey to win the
A judge in the US state of Kentucky jailed an official on Thursday for repeatedly refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples. Country
This week in Cinema Box, veteran director Merzak Allouache casts a critical eye on Algerian society from the rooftops of Algiers. ‘The Rooftops’
Can Europe mend the gap between men and women when it comes to pay, pensions and leadership positions?
Female scientists have taken to Twitter in sarcastic response to a scientist’s sexist speech. Sir Tim Hunt resigned from his post at University
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, one of the Kardashian-Jenner socialite clan, made Twitter history by getting more than one million followers
Policies to encourage men to be more active parents would help reduce the EU’s gender pay gap, a UN report claims. Latest figures from Eurostat
A new milestone has been reached in the battle to achieve gender equality in sectors that have been dominated by men for centuries. According to
What makes people happy? Measuring human happiness is increasingly becoming a pursuit of economists, who use a range of research tools to gauge and
German chancellor Angela Merkel is not one to shun a fight, and her governing coalition is to present a law making 30% female board members an
The Turkish President has triggered fresh controversy, declaring in a speech that women are not equal to men. Recep Tayyip Erdogan also criticised