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The Gender Gap in Literary Awards

by Emily Ramser

Mathias Énard was recently awarded the 2015 Prix Goncourt for his work Boussole. This means that once again for the 102nd time, the Prix Goncourt was awarded to a male author. 388 more words


Why are Sri Lankan women falling behind in gender development when it comes to politics and labour participation?

As the U.N.’s The Millennium Development Goals  (MDGs) move towards their aimed deadline in December 2015, Sri Lanka has transformed from lower to middle income status and successfully fought poverty and hunger. 753 more words

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Myths about Women's Leadership

Some women, despite success, still doubt their own abilities in a world that is seemingly out to crush their self-esteem.

Carmen Rios believes that we have a women’s leadership problem, but not for the reasons most of us think.

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There's An Easy Way to Fix the Gender Gap At Home

The headline at the New York Times carried the latest dispatch in the gender wars: “Men do more at home, but not as much as they think.” Writer Claire Cain Miller cited recent Pew Research Center data finding that men and women differ on whether they split domestic work equally. 771 more words


Rwanda ranks higher in gender equality than Canada: report

Women around the world only have 118 more years to go before they’re paid as much as men, according to the 2015 Global Gender Gap Report… 765 more words


New law aims at gender gap in the workplace

Women make up 57 percent of the American workforce, but they don’t make 57 percent of the income— women earn 77 cents to every dollar earned by their male colleagues. 66 more words