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Iceland Is Making Companies Prove Women Get Equal Pay

One of the biggest issues being protested on International Women's Day was the fact that, in many parts of the world, Read More »

MAKERS Arianna Huffington, John Legend, And More Have Signed a Global Citizen + CHIME FOR CHANGE Letter On Gender Equality

On International Women's Day, Global Citizen + CHIME FOR CHANGE released a letter signed by 39 prominent influencers to emphasize the importance of achieving gender equality around the world. Read More »

Lead "Big Bang Theory" Cast Members Will Take Paycuts to Help Female Castmates

After being on the show since episode 1 of season 1, the now 10-season veterans of " Read More »

Kweilin Ellingrud Discusses the Power of Parity; Gives Business Case for Gender Equality

After three days of mapping out ways to #BEBOLD at The 2017 MAKERS Conference, attendees split up into different sessions to continue the momentum and get to work. Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg Discusses Importance of Gender Equality in the Workplace at World Economic Forum

"I don't think it's possible to overstate how important stereotypes are," MAKER Sheryl Sandberg said at the 2017 World Economic Forum, according to Read More »

This Delivery Company in India Is Hiring Only Female Drivers

After hearing of a woman being raped on a moving bus in Delhi, India, Yogesh Kumar "quit his job with a German engineering firm and enrolled in a graduate program in social Read More »

GrubHub's Diverse Executive Team Gives Us a Taste of Gender Equality

If you were not already obsessed, GrubHub may actually become your favorite food ordering service out there for more reasons than one. Read More »

Leaked Emails Reveal Disturbing Treatment of Women at Apple

Current and former Apple employees have shared over 50 pages of emails with "Mic" in which women describe sexism they've experienced at the Read More »

Satirical Comic Points Out Workplace Realities for Some Women

Ladies in leadership roles: you know you got where you are by going easy on the male egos in your workplace, right? You daintily tiptoed your way to the top, and therefore, should be consistent in your non-aggressive way of giving your male counterparts instructions, right? Read More »

#MenInHijab: An Act of Solidarity for Gender Equality

Photos of men in hijabs — the headscarves worn by women of the Muslim faith — are posted all over social media to show support for Iranian women. Read More »

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