Kuala Lumpur High Court recognises unconstitutional nature of gender discrimination in Malaysia's nationality law and hardships faced by transnational families.
A new World Benchmarking Alliance's Gender Benchmark index shows that the lowest-scoring companies include Urban Outfitters, The Foschini Group (TFG) — the owner of G-Star Raw — and Zhejiang Semir Garment, a Chinese clothing giant.
Recent reports show the persistence of child marriage in these countries, enabled by laws and institutions. Why does this remain an issue?
The 28 members of the current US women's national soccer team filed the lawsuit alleging ongoing "institutionalised gender discrimination" concluding that a top-tier women's player would make only 38 percent of a similarly situated men's player.
The gap between men and women is especially big in medicine, where only 20 percent of all doctors in Japan are female.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
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