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Child marriage rates in countries like India are witnessing a spike due to climate change-worsened extreme weather

The commodification of daughters often reduces them to "burdens" to be sold off when the family is …

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Investing in women, gender-responsive budgeting key to green transition success, says global accountancy body

In the journey towards a greener and more sustainable future, women are not just stakeholders, but …

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Kirsten Dunst says the 'major pay disparity' between her and Tobey Maguire in 'Spider-Man' was so normal she didn't think to challenge it

Kirsten Dunst said she was paid less than her male co-stars early in her career, even though she wa…

Eammon Jacobs   


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Height differences between men and women might've stemmed from cultures prioritising well-being of one sex over the other

In North Central Europe, women exhibited a significantly shorter stature than men, despite having t…

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Olivia Colman says she'd be earning 'a lot more' if she were 'Oliver Colman' as she opens up on the gender pay gap

"I know of one pay disparity, which is a 12,000% difference," the Academy Award-winning actor said …

Eve Crosbie   


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The higher Black women rise in Corporate America, the less they're paid compared to men overall

Black women continue to earn less than male or female peers, and the gap only widens as they climb …

Alcynna Lloyd   


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Best Buy, Lyft, and Adobe are hiring more execs from marginalized backgrounds thanks in part to this woman

Cathrin Stickney of Parity.org is quietly working with top CEOs to diversify their boardrooms and C…

Marguerite Ward   


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Jennifer Lawrence says she's happy with 'Don't Look Up' deal despite pay gap with Leonardo DiCaprio: 'Leo brings in more box office than I do'

Variety's annual report on acting salaries in Hollywood revealed that Lawrence was paid $5 million …

Ayomikun Adekaiyero   


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Kirsten Dunst said the pay gap between her and Tobey Maguire in 'Spider-Man' was 'extreme'

Kirsten Dunst said when she initially discovered Maguire's salary, she "didn't even think about it."

Ashley Turner   


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The world will see a shortfall of 5 million girls over the next 10 years due to sex selective practices, study says

In 80 years, there may be a shortfall of 22 million girls born, disrupting gender balance, which ma…

Vanessa Gu   


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Challenging the massive gender imbalance on Wikipedia. Hundreds of dedicated volunteers are defying the sexists to write women back into history.

Only 18% of Wikipedia's biographies are about women. Volunteers from the 'Women in Red' project are…

Joshua Zitser   


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WNBA teams to combat racial and health inequities through a one-of-a-kind partnership with US healthcare giant

The New York Liberty, Los Angeles Sparks, Atlanta Dream, and Indiana Fever have struck up a histori…

Meredith Cash   


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Germany moves to close the gender gap by requiring companies to put women on executive boards

The new rule states that companies with more than three board members must ensure at least one is a…

Marguerite Ward   


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A high-profile engineer at Mailchimp accused the company of 'sexism and bullying' in resignation announcement

Kelly Ellis, who has frequently spoken publicly about gender and racial discrimination, said she qu…

Tyler Sonnemaker   


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India has the widest gender wealth gap in the APAC region: WTW report

Only 3% of women in the workforce occupy senior positions in India.Globally, women in senior expert…

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The 'old normal' was hard on women — and we need to use the pandemic as an opportunity to fix that

A crisis creates a window of opportunity, says the senior director for gender equality at the Inter…

Kristin Kim Bart   


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From a Navy warship to possibly flying the Rafale – women officers take the lead in India’s defense

But the glass ceiling is slowly being broken. According to Indian Navy, four women officers, tod…

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The massive increase in NWSL Challenge Cup prize money 'changes people's lives,' players say

"This is a lot of money for people," Megan Rapinoe told Insider. "For the majority of people that p…

Meredith Cash   


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Nike scores critical win in sweeping gender discrimination lawsuit

A federal judge late Tuesday ruled against a plaintiff motion to convert the lawsuit into a class a…

Matthew Kish