#Gender Inequality

  • Article: Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day
    Finance & Innovation

    Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2019

    The reduced rate is meant to highlight Germany’s gender pay gap. Read more

  • Article: The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair
    Girls & Women

    The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair

    Feb. 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are not dolls, we are human beings." Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work
    Citizenship

    The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2019

    “We're tapping into previously ignored talent, addressing gender inequality… helping our economy." Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists
    Girls & Women

    4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 5, 2019

    Women living in poverty or belonging to marginalized groups are at highest risk of violence. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    She is the fourth person to have died in a "period hut" in the last month. Read more

  • Article: The UAE’s Gender Equality Awards Were Missing One Important Thing: Women
    Girls & Women

    The UAE’s Gender Equality Awards Were Missing One Important Thing: Women

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 28, 2019

    People on social media have been calling out the irony. Read more

  • Video: Why the Woman Who Inspired Black Girls Code Is Optimistic About the Future of Technology
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    Why the Woman Who Inspired Black Girls Code Is Optimistic About the Future of Technology

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 22, 2019|HP Inc.

    As a child Kai Morton was the only black girl at her computer camp. Today, she’s a trailblazer. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return
    Education

    Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2019

    But now they’re missing out on exams. Read more