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Japan minister: High heels at work 'necessary'

Labour minister defends workplaces requiring women wear high heels at work despite popular campaign against practice.

#KuToo drive a hit but Japan minister says high heels 'necessary'

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Workplace automation poses unique risks for women

McKinsey report: Workplace automation could force up to 160 million women to shift occupations by 2030.

Workplace automation poses unique risks for women

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It's (still) a man's world as equality pledges fail 1.4bn women

New research shows the world is way off track to meet a 2030 deadline for achieving gender equality.

It's (still) a man's world as equality pledges fail 1.4bn women

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JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

Payout resolves a 2017 complaint brought by ACLU alleging bank discriminated against a father seeking parental leave.

JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

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Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

Burden of affording higher education overlaps with cost of raising young children, creating double difficulty for many.

Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

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Pakistani legislator kicked out of assembly for bringing her son

Mahjabeen Sheran, a legislator in Balochistan assembly, was asked to leave the chamber for bringing her unwell child.

Pakistani legislator kicked out of assembly for bringing her son

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As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?

Economists say women are dropping out of the workforce because of slow job creation and a male dominated culture.

As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?