Category: News2018-09-16T15:26:37+02:00

Global Gender Gap widened for first time in 10 years

November 6th, 2017|

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently released its annual report on gender equality around the world. Unfortunately, it is not delivering good news. According to the report, women around the world will have [...]

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports arenas by 2018

October 31st, 2017|

When it comes to countries that score the lowest in the Glass Ceiling Index, Saudi Arabia may be the first one that pops into people’s minds. In 2016, the conservative kingdom placed 141 (out [...]

Women in the workplace: New report on gender equality

October 17th, 2017|

Lean In recently published their new research on gender equality in the workplace which is the largest workplace study that has been conducted so far. The research shows that women are still widely underrepresented [...]

A gendered look into mental health

October 10th, 2017|

Recent studies have shown that the prevalence rates for any kind of psychological disorder is higher than previously thought. According to World Health Organization, mental health disorders affect almost half of the population [...]

Who really led the Sexual Revolution?

October 3rd, 2017|

After the recent death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, a discussion has begun about his legacy, as many deemed him to be the leader of the sexual revolution. Regardless of your opinion of [...]

Number of stay-at-home dads decreases in the UK

September 19th, 2017|

One of the best ways to crack the glass ceiling is for men to use more paternity leaves. And in the last years, more and more men have being doing just that. Unfortunately, new [...]

Even childcare workers aren’t immune to wage gap

September 5th, 2017|

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency  released information on equal pay day that shows the gender pay gap for female childcare workers in Australia. Even though childcare is internationally considered to be a female-dominated field [...]

How women got kicked out of female-led field of programming?

August 22nd, 2017|

Today more and more people start to follow the data that show us the countless benefits of hiring more women. Interestingly though, Information Technology fields seem to be uninterested in this information. In the [...]

Whose business is a politician’s motherhood?

August 8th, 2017|

Jacinda Ardern is the new leader of the opposition Labour party in New Zealand. And she is the youngest ever to fulfill this position at 37. But rather than celebrating her victory, the [...]

Women in Trump Administration: Are they just their looks?

July 25th, 2017|

Last week, Sean Spicer had abruptly resigned from his position as the White House press secretary due his disagreement with the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director. [...]

Breaking the glass ceiling for superheroes: Wonder Woman

July 11th, 2017|

Summer is time for lying under the sun, swimming in the ocean and enjoying cooling popsicles. It it is also the time when blockbusters invade all cinemas. The 5th Pirates of The Caribbean [...]

What about the sexuality pay gap?

June 24th, 2017|

More people are starting to be aware of the Gender Pay Gap, where women are paid less by man for comparable work. Yet, there is even less awareness of the wage gap as a whole. In June, [...]

Macron’s new gender equal cabinet

May 18th, 2017|

France's new president Emmanuel Macron had announced in January that he plans to respect gender parity once he is elected. He said “Women currently represent 53 percent of the electoral body, so it’s [...]

Not too young for gender pay gap

May 10th, 2017|

Recent report from The Economic Policy Institute found out that pay disparities between genders begin before majority of people expect in The USA. In the recent years, the gap has also been widened [...]

Australia is aiming at preschoolers to rule out sexism

April 28th, 2017|

We all have prejudices about sexes even when we don't notice it. Australia, the 46th highest ranking country in the Global Gender Gap Report is taking new steps to change that. The regional government in [...]

Google interviews women and men differently

April 15th, 2017|

"On a scale of one to five, rate yourself as a software engineer." It seems like a regular interview question at first. But for Google's Laszlo Bock, it can reveal more than you can [...]