Equal Pay for Women
Why are so many women now leading Ivies? Thank these female MIT scientists
Six out of the eight Ivy League universities will be led by women presidents this fall. Opportunities such as this come as a result of an unparalled group effort by 16 female members of the MIT faculty to bring about change.
Key to providing equal opportunity to women in the sciences? 'Look harder'
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Kate Zernike tells the story of a group of women scientists who brought change for women, and she discusses the future of equal opportunity for girls and women in the sciences.
Women in Health Care Earn 24 Percent Less Than Male Colleagues: Report
The gender pay gap persists at a time when about 67 percent of the world's health and care workers are women.
Venus Williams Hails 'Beast' Megan Rapinoe on Title IX Anniversary
"Megan is a beast. She is just so magnificent on the field and now she and the other players have equaled that magnificence off the field," Williams wrote.
Is the Zoom Glass Ceiling Really About Gender?
The Zoom glass ceiling isn't entirely about women.
U.S. Soccer, Women's Team Ink Labor Deal as Equal Pay Claim Resurfaces
The U.S. national women's team agreed to a three-month labor contract with U.S. Soccer the same day it filed a brief to restore its equal pay claim against it.
Manchin's Bill Demanding Equal Pay for Women's Soccer Could Face Filibuster
"I urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support this commonsense bill to ensure a level playing field for everyone, including our top-notch U.S. Women's National Soccer Team," West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin said on Wednesday.
GOP Says Dems Equal Pay Bill Will Lead to 'Frivolous' Litigation
Equal pay legislation proposed by House Democrats faces opposition from Republicans and business groups. They argue the bill will hinder employers and lead to unnecessary lawsuits.
Time for a Gender Parity 'Moonshot' in Tech Boardrooms
Failure to act soon leaves companies open to punitive measures when state governments inevitably step in.
Why Are We Making Women's Lives More Difficult?
Congress today is considering measures that would jeopardize the progress of American women.
Judge Dismisses U.S. Women's Soccer Team's Lawsuit Demanding Equal Pay
Despite winning the Women's World Cup last year, the women's national team will not get paid the same as the men's team based on technicalities of contracts.
The Average Woman Loses $407,760 Over Her Life Due to the Gender Wage Gap
Equal Pay Day falls on March 31 this year. At the current rate of progress in the U.S., women won't catch up to men when it comes to how much they are paid until 2059. Here's a by-the-numbers look at the persistent gender wage gap.
Rapinoe: Talks Must Start With Equal Pay For USWNT
The fight for equal pay by the World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team seems to have hit a new block, players Megan Rapinoe and Christen Press said.
Megan Rapinoe on Trump: 'His Message Excludes People In His Own Base'
"I think that he is trying to divide so he can conquer, not unite so we can all conquer," the World Cup champ said of President Trump.
Women Work More Unpaid Hours Than Men
Women carry out more unpaid labor, such as caring for others.
Sexism at Work: Women Are Less Ambitious than Men
Men were perceived as more confident whereas women were deemed more "conscientious" at work.
Meet the Women Trying to Break Poker's Gender Barrier
Only 6 percent of players at live poker tournaments are women.
U.K. Women Suffer More Work Stress Than Men
Figures show pressure peaks for women aged 35-44.
Sweden Presents National Gender Equality Authority
The government also presented a gender equality document in November with a 10-year national strategy for ending violence against women.
Why Being Nice at Work Gets Women Nowhere: Study
Being nice at work will do nothing to narrow the gender pay gap, according to researchers.
U.K. Government 'Turbocharges' Gender Pay Gap Closure
Reducing the gender pay gap would add £150 billion to the economy by 2025, research shows.
British Women Under 30 Are Struggling
Four in ten young people, from a poll of thousands, said they felt worn down.
Novak Djokovic Talks 'Women's Hormones' in Indian Wells
The world No. 1 was responding to comments by tournament director Raymond Moore.
California Legislators Seek to End 'Tampon Tax'
Two assemblywomen in California introduced a measure to make feminine hygiene products more affordable for women.
Women's Equality by the Numbers: Still a Long Way to Go
At current rate it will take until 2085 for women to reach parity with men in key leadership roles.
Inequality Hangs Over U.S. Women's World Cup Victory
Although the U.S. women's national team captured soccer's most coveted trophy, they will still earn far less than the U.S. men.
Hard Facts About the Pay Gap Between Men and Women
Some argue the gap is due to "women's choices," but that hides key cultural and social factors.
Gender Pay Gap Won't Close for Another 43 Years
A new report predicts women in the U.S. won't be paid on par with men until 2058.
Why Are There So Few Women Entrepreneurs?
Women are often not seen as having the skills to lead a start-up.
The Glass Ceiling Is About More Than Just Women at the Top
Books like "Lean In" do not address why ordinary working women are overlooked.