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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • Don't Burn Hapless Men, Turn Them

    6 December 2018

    French DJ Martin Solveig doesn’t know what hit him. After flippantly asking the world’s first female winner of a Ballon d'Or, Norwegian Ada Hegerberg, on stage and in front of the world, if she knew “how to twerk ,” he found himself an overnight sensation – of the not-good kind. The global media and twitter-sphere have had a field day accusing him of being a sexist dinosaur.

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  • Is pay equality possible when all the hard work at home is done by women? | Jean Hannah Edelstein

    6 December 2018

    Setting up women to be successful mothers and workers requires the support of a nation to ensure paid parental leave is guaranteed

    That women make 80¢ to every dollar that men make in the United States is often cited as a fallacy by critics of feminism, and for once it seems that they were right – new research indicates that the gender pay gap is much bigger than previously accounted for.

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  • Top British companies won’t meet diversity target until 2066

    6 December 2018

    FTSE 100 companies will take nearly half a century to meet a Government-backed target to have at least one ethnic minority director on their board, according to a recruitment firm. Green Park said efforts to get more women in leadership roles are paying dividends, but not for black, Asian and minority ethnic men and women.

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  • An embarrassing scandal hits Iceland, the world's most gender equal society, Europe

    6 December 2018

    REYKJAVIK (WASHINGTON POST) - Iceland is the world's most gender equal society. But this week, it was dragged into a sordid political scandal suggesting blatant sexism is rife inside the country's Parliament. A former prime minister and several other lawmakers were caught on tape using lurid, expletive-laced and sexually charged language to describe their female colleagues.

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    Read the full article at The Straits Times
  • 4 Ways Women Mentoring Women Can Change The World

    29 November 2018

    If there’s one theme to my writing here at Forbes, it’s the necessity of women to band together if we want to achieve equality in the workplace and beyond. The shameful display on Capitol Hill last month, as Brett Kavanaugh was rushed to confirmation despite Christine Blasey Ford’s credible accusations against him, only further underlines the fact that, all things being equal, men act to benefit themselves; as a rule, men benefit from the current power structures in place, and with no incentive to help dismantle them, will continue to prop them up and act in ways ...

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