gender equality

Sexism in Hollywood: how women are fighting back
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In Depth

Sexism in Hollywood: how women are fighting back

From pay gaps to a lack of meaningful roles, gender inequality is still rampant in the movie industry
23 Sep 2015
How anti-corruption measures are shutting women out of banks
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In Depth

How anti-corruption measures are shutting women out of banks

Barriers to opening accounts may be 'unnecessarily high' for women in developing countries
4 Sep 2015
Gender pay gap means female bosses are 'working for free'
Gender Office
In Brief

Gender pay gap means female bosses are 'working for free'

The pay gap between male and female managers stands at £8,524 – equating to 57 days of unpaid labour a year
25 Aug 2015
Bar highlights gender pay gap by charging women 77% of bill
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In Depth

Bar highlights gender pay gap by charging women 77% of bill

Owner of the New York bar says pay gap between men and women in America is 'some shameful s***'
10 Jul 2015
Garrick Club: should the gentleman's club allow women?
Garrick Club
In Depth

Garrick Club: should the gentleman's club allow women?

Members voted against admitting female members because they might 'ruin the camaraderie and banter'
8 Jul 2015
Afghanistan: turbulent fight for women's rights
Afghanistan Woman
In Depth

Afghanistan: turbulent fight for women's rights

In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression
24 Jun 2015
GENDER QUOTAS: Vital measure, or risky quick fix?
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In Depth

GENDER QUOTAS: Vital measure, or risky quick fix?

Campaigners argue that quotas are the quickest way to improve female representation, but others warn of unintended consequences
15 May 2015
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