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Despite Reforms, Some Children in Qatar Still Denied Citizenship

According to Human Rights Watch, the Middle East nation Qatar will still deny children of Qatari women and non-Qatari men the right to…

Bangladesh Claims Global Leadership in Garment Transparency

According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to…

Support Women Who Mean Business

Not only are women leading in executive positions, but women are also striving to bring humanity and social responsibility to the forefront of…

UN Shares Frank Updates on the Sustainable Development Goals

The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time.…

Apple’s New Lavish HQ Is Missing A Few Things

Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things:…

New $500,000 Fund Makes Organizing Easier for Women of Color and Trans Women

The fund will support the leadership efforts of women of color and trans women working across issues such as environmental, racial and economic…

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…