#Women's Economic Empowerment

  • Article: The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years
    Girls & Women

    The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 3, 2018

    Tokyo Medical University lowered women’s exam scores by up to 20% for about eight years. Read more

  • Video: How a Career in Technology Empowered This South African Woman
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    How a Career in Technology Empowered This South African Woman

    By Daniele Selby|July 16, 2018|Cisco

    Soso Luningo grew up in a house without electricity; today she’s the head of an IT department. Read more

  • Article: This Libyan Food Service Is Helping to Deliver Gender Equality
    Girls & Women

    This Libyan Food Service Is Helping to Deliver Gender Equality

    July 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just 1 in 4 Libyan women is employed. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2018

    Stereotypical gender roles place unequal burdens on men and women, disrupting their sleep. Read more

  • Article: Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training
    Girls & Women

    Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training

    By Daniele Selby|June 7, 2018

    Skipping out on mandatory trainings could mean getting passed over for promotions. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Could Be Costing the World $160 Trillion
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Could Be Costing the World $160 Trillion

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|May 31, 2018

    To tackle gender inequality in the workforce, countries must also invest in girls' education. Read more

  • Article: $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business
    Finance & Innovation

    $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business

    May 29, 2018|News Deeply

    The UN fund is dedicated to supporting women-led companies on the African continent. Read more

  • Article: New York Stock Exchange Gets Its First Female President After 226 Years
    Girls & Women

    New York Stock Exchange Gets Its First Female President After 226 Years

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    The first time a woman traded on the stock exchange floor was 1967. Read more