Earlier this week, Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts signed an equal pay law that is the most comprehensive statutory attempt yet to address gender pay inequality in the country.
By Ariane Hegewisch
Achieving gender equality would unleash tremendous economic gains, potentially adding $4.3 trillion to America’s GDP by 2025.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Behavioral economist Iris Bohnet explains how behavioral designs can be implemented in classrooms and offices to change and de-bias organizations instead of individuals.
By Iris Bohnet
In the 2016 presidential campaign, a modern take on gender roles is increasingly on display in both parties.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Gloria Steinem, writer, editor and feminist activist, has been at the forefront of the women's movement for more than half a century. Much of her life has unfolded on the road, from her childhood with an itinerant family to years…
The U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy are expected to allow women to serve in all combat roles starting next year. But the Marine Corps commandant has asked that Marines be excluded from the new rule. Secretary of the Navy…
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Times have changed, but Social Security has not. Women are still earning less than men, on average, and the system’s rules are, as a result, effectively sexist despite their nominal sex neutrality. …
By Anna Sillers
Ellen Pao may have lost a Silicon Valley gender discrimination suit on all four accounts, but she isn’t backing down on a mission to increase gender equality in the tech world.
On March 9th, 20 years after the Beijing Declaration was adopted, the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women will convene for its 59th session. This two-week-long session will be dedicated to evaluating the progress that has been made towards…
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