India

India's top court orders equal roles for women in army

Court rules that women could serve as army commanders, rebuking gov't for opposing women's appointment to top roles.

India's top court orders equal roles for women in army

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Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

A new report by Oxfam shows that the world's wealthiest 1 percent continue to control more wealth than most others.

Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

Greece

Greece to elect first woman president, Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou

Sakellaropoulou, a French-educated legal expert and human rights defender, is not connected to a political party.

Greece to elect first woman president, Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou

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This year's Oscar for best director will definitely go to a man

Female directors are making more gains, but for the 87th time, the academy selects only men as best director nominees.

This year's Oscar for best director will definitely go to a man

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UK: Women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

The situation is worse for women of colour, research suggests.

Gender and power: UK women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

Gender Equity

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

Khan said his government was resolute in protecting the transgender population of Pakistan.

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

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For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

Refugee women say they face particular challenges in accessing jobs, from sexism to dependent care.

For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

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Women may have to wait more than 250 years for economic parity

This is despite an improvement in political, education and health opportunities for women, says WEF report.

Women may have to wait more than 250 years for economic parity

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Peloton Christmas ad tagged 'sexist' on social media

Critics say ad portrayed 'controlling' husband who buys his wife exercise bike.

Peloton Christmas ad tagged 'sexist' on social media

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Easy rider: Motorcycles help Pakistani women bypass harassment

Programme promotes women's mobility and economic empowerment with a private alternative to public transport.

Easy rider: Motorcycles help Pakistani women bypass harassment

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Women in Africa lead the world in corporate board membership

One in four board members in Africa are women, topping the global average: new report.

Women in Africa lead the world in corporate board membership

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Investors penalise companies that add women to their boards

Published research shows an existing bias towards female directors.

Investors penalise companies that add women to their boards

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Oracle's largely white board draws US congressional scrutiny

This is the latest call by US legislators for the software giant to improve diversity and inclusion.

Oracle's largely white board draws US congressional scrutiny

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'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Advocates warn that a push towards technology risks leaving the poor, elderly and disabled behind.

'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Women

Baltimore museum will acquire art only by women in 2020

The museum wants more female-identifying artists in its collection 'to rectify centuries of imbalance.'

Baltimore museum will acquire art only by women in 2020