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Google Fights Back Against Pay Inequality Accusations

Google claims to have achieved gender parity across its global offices. The Department of Labor disagrees -- and it's suing Google for allegedly…

Nike To Launch High-Performance Hijab For Muslim Athletes

Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item…

Stanford Business Students Release Ill-Conceived, Mysogynistic Music Video

While one would hope these bright students would set the bar high, the potty humor in the video is lowest-common-denominator stuff.

Can Better Data Improve Gender Equality?

Despite what we have achieved so far this century, women are still at a structural disadvantage in nearly every facet of life. On…

Technology Is Putting Women Out of Work — Here’s How to Counter the Effects

While science and technology are advancing, our efforts to close the global gender gap remain stalled. But companies can turn the tide by…

Study: Women Who Go to Top Colleges Earn Less Than Men Who Don’t

Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a "highly-selective" U.S. university is worth it, say researchers -- if you are a man.…

CVS Health Pledges $10 Million for Women’s Heart Health

CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women's cardiovascular research and education. The company will also offer free health screenings across the…

How Bonded Labor Fuels India’s Garment Industry

Bonded labor has become common across India's garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector,…

Microsoft Makes Diversity Financially Rewarding for Execs

Software giant plans to link diversity stats to executive bonuses. Will it be enough to ensure diversity targets actually translate to greater multiculturalism…

Why Women Still Face Barriers to Healthcare Coverage

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health insurance coverage to many previously uninsured women, troubling gaps still remain.

Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Mondelēz International on Women’s Empowerment in Cocoa Communities

We recently hosted a Twitter Chat #Women4Cocoa with Mondelēz International, CARE International and Oxfam. Here are responses to the audience questions we didn't…

How West Elm Strives to Improve the Lives of Artisan Workers

The NGO Nest is trying to make the global artisan goods market more transparent. And it has an ally in West Elm, a…

The 5 Most Blatant Pinkwashing Cause Marketing Schemes

What are some of the most garish pink ribbon-inspired cause marketing campaigns in recent memory? Here are five of the worst pinkwashing examples…

Women Entrepreneurs Face a Funding Crisis: We Need a New Approach to Solve It

Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so…

Capital One Empowers Girls to Code

Female designers, developers and entrepreneurs gathered with Capital One in Washington, D.C. to showcase solutions that empower young women to enter the tech…