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Speaking of the equality of the sexes

Source: David Meyer.

Women underestimate, while men overestimate their labor market prospects, leading to greater female job satisfaction https://t.co/5CwCznORpO pic.twitter.com/SBfaxgSsVC

— Rolf Degen (@DegenRolf) February 3, 2017

Labour Economics

Are Women Willing to Wait As Long As 170 Years to Establish Parity with Men?

According to the latest report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), women may have to wait as long as 170 years to establish parity with men when it comes to pay and employment opportunities.   208 more words

Gender Challenges

Gender gap: Daughters of the Vote calls Canadian women to politics

Without accelerated changes it could take 90 years to see Parliament filled with as many women as men.

That’s not fast enough for a group called Equal Voice which is encouraging young women to enter politics through its Daughters of the Vote campaign and has chosen a young woman to represent each federal riding in Canada. 491 more words

Local News

Women in Tech: What’s the Real Story?

Special blog series in collaboration with Toptal
Toptal is an American company founded in 2010 that provides freelance software engineers and software designers to companies. The company has received wide news coverage for being a completely virtual organization without any offices.
SDGs

Making the World More Inclusive in 2017

This week, NamSor API reached a symbolic landmark. We’ve processed over 1bn names, since the API was launched.

It’s a good opportunity to reflect on the good things we’ve done in the past year, re-affirm or core values and share our plans for 2017. 377 more words

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