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Women Must Wait 217 Years To Earn The Same As Men

Women Must Wait 217 Years To Earn The Same As Men

It is the second year in a row that World Economic Forum has recorded worsening economic inequality Women will have to wait 217 years before they earn as much as men and have equal representation in the workplace, research said, revealing the widest gap in almost a decade. Women are paid and achieve just over […]

Women Freelancers Face A Big Gender Pay Gap

Women Freelancers Face A Big Gender Pay Gap

The gender wage gap in the United States is a persistent, pervasive issue. While the gap has narrowed over time, Pew Research found in 2015, women were paid 83 percent of what men earn. The World Economic Forum, in its 2016 Global Gender Gap Report found that at the rate we are currently going, women […]

Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

If the Chinese City of Beijing comes to mind every time you talk about gender issues it’s probably advisable not to read beyond this first sentence. But, if gender will possibly mean little else beyond pub talk, or coinage floated around in policy corridors, then please read on. It’s a bit weird, also, that every […]

The Gender Gap In Game Design Is Gradually Closing

The Gender Gap In Game Design Is Gradually Closing

52% of today’s gamers are women, according to recent research revealed by the Internet Advertising Bureau. After years of being seen as a male-dominated business, the proportion of women working in game design is now on the rise. Four years ago, the Boston Globe published an article entitled ‘Women Remain Outsiders in Video Game Industry’. It gave […]

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gaps

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gaps

With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a dedicated gender statistics budget, the first-ever United Nations World Data Forum today explored ways to close these data gaps. “Gender statistics are critical for setting priorities, planning interventions and assessing their impacts,” […]