Why home is the least safe place to be a woman

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Writer Where’s the most dangerous place to be a woman? At home, according to new research from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, which shows almost 6 in 10 women intentionally killed are murdered […]

Understanding the gender gap in the Global South

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa and the University of Cape Town Despite there being no accurate data available at the global level to support claims currently being made in various gender and information and communication technology (ICT) indices, […]

Built by a woman: supporting the dreams of mum entrepreneurs

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Zubaida Bai, Founder and CEO, ayzh Inc As my husband and I sat on our porch on my 37th birthday, watching the sprinklers come on, I relived the last decade of our entrepreneurial journey to address the adversities […]

New book honours UN women who made HERstory

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Raising awareness of women’s contributions is critical to correcting historical imbalances that have undervalued their presence, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Wednesday. António  Guterres was speaking at an event at UN Headquarters in New York to launch a book that pays tribute to […]

Stigmatized, shunned and shamed, International Widows’ Day draws attention to their unique needs

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The loss of a spouse or partner is often devastating, but for many women it is magnified by a “long-term struggle” for basic needs, human rights and dignity, according to UN Women, in a message to mark International Widows’ Day. On its website dedicated […]

The secret to ending war? It’s too easy: more women in peace negotiations

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tiffany Misrahi, Community Lead, Aviation, Travel & Tourism Industries, Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum LLC We’re all aware of the gender imbalance in boardrooms, Hollywood studios and politics. But what about global peace talks? Only 4% of […]