gender inequality

COVID-19 lockdowns deepened struggle for work-family balance

Published: 10Nov2021

Around the world increasing mental health inequalities between women and men following the COVID-19 pandemic represent a major public health concern. According to a new study, the lockdown measures...

Patently harmful: fewer female inventors a problem for women’s health

Published: 6Jul2021

"Necessity is the father of invention," but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented...

Experts: International Equal Pay Day | September 18

Published: 17Sep2020

International Equal Pay Day, celebrated for the first time this 18 September, represents the longstanding efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value. Across all regions,...

Smart phones are empowering women worldwide

Published: 25Jun2020

By giving women access to information they otherwise wouldn’t have, mobile phones are transforming lives. Putting smart phones in women’s hands could be a powerful tool to support sustainable...

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