Progress on gender equality is too slow, says OECD on International Women’s Day

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Governments around the world are paying more attention to gender equality but progress is too slow and uneven, and much remains to be done to increase women’s rights, opportunities and participation in public life and senior jobs, according to the OECD.   Despite gender equality reforms […]

Women must have an equal share in politics, say MEPs and national MPs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Less than three months before the European Elections, the Gender Equality Committee held an inter-parliamentary meeting on women’s power in politics on Thursday. One day ahead of International Women’s Day, Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee members debated with more than 20 national MPs […]

International Women’s Day: Where does she belong?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alison Kay, Global Vice-Chair, Industry, EY “She belongs…” How would you complete this sentence? To celebrate International Women’s Day, EY is using the hashtag #SheBelongs. Here’s three things that came to mind for me: She belongs in the classroom […]

Gender equality in STEM is possible. These countries prove it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Thornton, Senior Writer, Formative Content There should be no shortage of inspirational role models for young girls dreaming of a career in science. Women have been responsible for some of the most important scientific breakthroughs that shaped the […]