Topic : Gender

  • Fog shrouds the skyline of New York as a woman stands next to the Hudson River on a pier in Hoboken, New Jersey Women Leaders & Gender Parity Article

    How business leaders can help women at work

    When companies recognize the business imperative for gender parity and implement strategies to address… more

  • Students take notes from their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek Forum Article

    How to reduce the gender gap in education

    The International Day of the Girl Child earlier this month was an opportunity to remind ourselves that… more

  • Seaweed trader Zuhura Mkuko Karo stands outside her warehouse on Zanzibar island in Tanzania Forum Article

    Women want a hand up, not hand-outs

    I recently had the honour of meeting Lilian, a beverage distributor from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and her… more

  • To match feature VENEZUELA-WOMEN/ Forum Article

    Tackling violence against women in Latin America

    “Despite all the work that we have been doing, the number of women reporting domestic violence… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to participants before a round table talk on the shifting of lower import prices to customers due to the strong Swiss franc in Bern Forum Article

    Tackling the myths about women in business

    How do women get to the top in business? It’s important to separate facts from myths. KPMG recently… more

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    Six lessons for the leaders of tomorrow

    Picture the scene: It’s your annual appraisal and your boss has said she wants the discussion to focus… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more

  • Thailand’s PM-elect Yingluck Shinawatra meets with her economic team at the Puea Thai Party’s headquarters in Bangkok Forum Article

    Three factors that get more women into the boardroom

    As the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 Report reveals how far the world still is… more

  • An operator of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitors airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf Forum Article

    How young women are changing the workplace

    Millennials – loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 – think and work differently. To… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Doris Leuthard is silhouetted against a Swiss national flag as she speaks during the party’s convention at the cable car station on the top of Saentis mountain Forum Article

    Six ways to fix gender inequality at work

    Switzerland is one of the world's most successful economies, scoring highly in areas from innovation to… more

  • A woman walks on Havana’s seafront boulevard ‘El Malecon’ Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Nicaragua heads the regional rankings and is the only country from the Latin America and the Caribbean… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in sub-Saharan Africa

    Rwanda heads the regional rankings and is the only country from the sub-Saharan area to be placed among… more

  • A woman walks past a show window of a luxury cafe at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Forum Article

    The hidden obstacles that hold women back

    The CEO of an internationally renowned technology company was forced to make a groveling apology recently… more

  • RTRDAK6 Forum Article

    How India can tackle the blight of sexism

    Value and visibility are the two things women must have when we talk of gender equality, women’s… more

  • University students take a “selfie” after attending classes outside a school in Cavite city Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in Asia and the Pacific

    The Philippines and New Zealand are the best-performing countries in Asia and the Pacific in the… more

  • Construction takes place on The Shard building as visitors pose on the balcony at One New Change in London Forum Article

    It is up to us all to beat gender stereotypes

    Next year is the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing, which set out an… more

  • Women sit at a table during the opening of “At.Mosphere” the world’s highest restaurant in the Burj Khalifa in Dubai Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the Middle East and North Africa

    Israel once again tops the regional table and Saudi Arabia moves into the top 10 regionally in the World… more