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Women to lose out in jobs revolution, WEF warns

Category: Gender in the world
2016-01-18

Survey on future of working life predicts white collar and administrative roles to see the greatest job losses

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Edgy ad campaign inspires 2.8 million women to be more active


Category: Sport
2016-01-15

Sport England are claiming a reserved victory following from their “This Girl Can” ad campaign, that has inspired almost 3 million women to exercise more

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'Women': Annie Leibovitz unveils new photos

Angelica Pursley
Category: Women and Culture
2016-01-15

"WOMEN: New Portraits" is an exhibition of newly commissioned portraits which will form the basis of a unique traveling exhibition

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More than ever before, the Academy Awards are noticing the stories of women

Category: Women and Culture
2016-01-15

So this year’s list of Best Picture contenders is cause for modest celebration—though we’ll save the champagne until a female-driven film actually takes home the prize

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China's feminists hail expected election of Taiwan's Tsai

Category: Gender in the world
2016-01-13

If elected, Tsai, the leader of Taiwan's independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), will be the first woman president of the Chinese-speaking world

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U.N. peacekeepers reportedly paid 13-year old girls for sex

Category: Gender based violence
2016-01-13

An investigation revealed that at least four UN peacekeepers have been accused of paying girls as young as 13 for sex in a camp for the internally displaced in the Central African Republic

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60% of women in Silicon Valley experience harassment

Category: Gender in the world
2016-01-13

Survey co-authored by Trae Vassallo, who testified in the Ellen Pao case, found that for women in tech and venture capital gender discrimination is common

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Study shows female film-makers made up 19% of top Hollywood jobs in 2015

Category: Women and Culture
2016-01-12

The figure was up just 2% from the year before with some of the year’s biggest hits, such as Fifty Shades of Grey and Pitch Perfect 2, directed by women

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NASA’s latest class of astronauts is 50 percent female, and could be heading to Mars

Category: Gender in the world
2016-01-12

For the first time, NASA’s latest class of astronauts is 50 percent female. And, NASA has announced, in 15 years they could all be selected for an inaugural trip to Mars

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