Late last week ruling party members of the Muslim-majority nation of Pakistan announced the appointment of their first female Supreme Court judge. The decision to make 55-year-old Justice Ayesha Malik the first female judge on the Supreme Court since the country’s independence … [Read more...] about Pakistan appoints Justice Ayesha Malik as first female Supreme Court judge
A small government primary school in the south Indian state of Kerala started a quiet revolution aimed at tackling gender inequality. Now, the revolution has spread across the entire state. Their agent of change? School uniforms. Three years ago, Valayanchirangara primary … [Read more...] about Unisex uniforms at Indian school starts gender equality movement
We recently wrote about how farmers in Bangladesh are using floating gardens to survive when floods and monsoons raise water levels. Now, the ActionAid campaign She is the Answer is harnessing these same farming tactics to empower women in Cambodia whose livelihoods are … [Read more...] about ActionAid initiative trains Cambodian women to adapt to climate change
When discussing the gender pay gap, the idea that women take more time off after the birth of the child tends to come up. But what’s left out of the conversation is the way that women who become mothers, regardless of whether they take time off or not, are paid differently than … [Read more...] about What is the “motherhood penalty” and how can we get rid of it?
Caregiving and homemaking are critical roles in our society, yet traditional economic metrics do not account for the value of this unpaid labor. As a large proportion of caretakers and homemakers are women, this issue is closely intertwined with gender equality and impacts how we … [Read more...] about “Stay-at-home mom” and other inclusive titles to be offered on LinkedIn