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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

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After 131 years, a woman is named editor of the Financial Times

FT veteran Roula Khalaf will become one of only a few women worldwide to be named leading editor of a major newspaper.

After 131 years, a woman is named editor of the Financial Times

AJ IMPACT

BBC presenter takes broadcaster to tribunal in equal pay case

Samira Ahmed's case against the BBC's allegedly unequal pay structures could be the first of many, say campaigners.

BBC presenter takes broadcaster to tribunal in equal pay case

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Spacewalking into 'her-story'

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir floated out of the ISS crew hatch into spacewalking history on Friday.

Spacewalking into 'her-story'

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Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

Many women working in the United States commercial space industry are leaving, jeopardising future competitiveness.

Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

AJ Impact

How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

Women endure the greatest financial hardships in Argentina, and their plight is being pushed onto the election agenda.

How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

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Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

More women are in the C-suite than five years ago, but the management ladder remains a huge obstacle to true parity.

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

AJ Impact

NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

The initial plan for the mission was cancelled last spring because of a shortage of readily available medium-size suits.

NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

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Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?

More women are earning STEM doctorates, but they still face unconscious bias and gaps in pay and research resources.

 Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?

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Walmart likely discriminated against female employees: WSJ

Memos from the EEOC, a federal regulator, show 178 women were likely paid less than men and were also denied promotions.

Walmart likely discriminated against female employees: WSJ

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US women made economic strides in 2018, but pay gap persists

Average household income largely remained flat as the number of uninsured went up, though the poverty rate declined.

US women made economic strides in 2018, but pay gap persists

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London top city for Gen Z despite Brexit, high costs

The first wave of Generation Z enter the workforce this year, bringing with them a unique set of needs, report says.

London top city for Gen Z despite Brexit and high costs

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Of course Iran has 'girl gamers', but they face unique barriers

Women make up 35 percent of Iran’s gamers, yet many local game centres and tournaments still ban them.

Of course Iran has 'girl gamers', but they face unique barriers

News

'Motherhood penalty' starts even before kids, study finds

Women's wages take a hit for every child they have, and some are penalised even before becoming pregnant.

'Motherhood penalty' starts even before kids, study finds