Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity on screen is simple, and it could happen overnight.
Amid confetti streams and chants of “equal pay,” tens of thousands of adoring fans feted the US women’s soccer team — newly-crowned world champions — on Wednesday, with a ticker-tape parade in New York.
“We attach great importance to equal respect and opportunities for women and men,” explains Rector Frank Baaijens of Eindhoven University of Technology.
Ten statues of famous women were installed in New York this week as the first part of an international project by Australian artists to highlight gender imbalance in monuments.
The US women’s national soccer team just won the World Cup championship while the US men’s soccer team failed to even qualify for the men’s World Cup last year. And yet, the women players make only about 20% as much as the men players. That seems unfair, so what gives? Certainly when two people perform
Thursday saw the publication of the latest of three separate QC-led inquiries into Westminster’s bullying and harassment problem. The details included in Gemma White’s report — of unwanted sexual advances and mental breakdowns precipitated by relentless criticism and unreasonable demands — still have
The new faces of sex trafficking are increasingly white, affluent and well-connected. In an indictment unveiled July 8 in the Southern District of New York, Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy hedge fund manager, was charged with sex trafficking for recruiting numerous minors for paid sex acts. In 2018, a federal judge
Charlotte Huggins, 33, stabbed. Leanne Unsworth, 40, head injuries. Christy Walshe, 40, shot. Alison Hunt, 42, stabbed. Rosie Derbyshire, 27, head injuries. Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, strangled. Allison Marimon-Herrera, 15, strangled. Rachel Evans, 46, beaten. Paula Meadows, 83, found dead. These are the names of just a handful of the women
There is never equality in the world anyway. Most of the inequalities are man-made. While gender is a naturally occurring inequality, humans have made the gap wider though biases and generally perceived notions of patriarchy (‘Income inequality a global challenge,’ July 6, Gulf Today). So when the talk is about income inequality, it is nothing
There are vast inequalities across countries, and among the poorer segments of societies, as per the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the subject needs to be addressed earnestly. In the 101 countries studied