Only two days after International Women's Day, on-demand car service Uber announced that it has teamed up with UN Women in an effort to accelerate economic opportunities for women worldwide. The goal is to create a million jobs by 2020, bringing more women drivers into the popular car service's fold.Read Full Story
In September 1995, 47,000 participants and activists congregated in Beijing for the opening of the Fourth World Conference on Women. Everyone who came to Beijing from around the world did so in the pursuit of one common goal: "gender equality and the empowerment of all women, everywhere".Read Full Story
Ever since it was announced way back in June of 2013 that Samantha Armytage would replace breakfast stalwart, Melissa Doyle, on Channel 7's Sunrise, Armytage has been the subject of much derision and debate — with people on social media and the major daily newspapers feeding the negativity in a manner that can only be described as bullying.Read Full Story
A new report by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency is singing a familiar tune: Women are paid less than men in all levels of management in industries across the board. But why is that? Is it because we women simply go for lower paying roles?Read Full Story
Ever feel compelled to just lend a hand around the office, whether it's planning someone's birthday or helping to train interns? Are you always the one getting people coffee in meetings, even if there are several men in the room who are more than capable of doing it themselves? Then perhaps you too are succumbing to the gender stereotypes still plaguing the workforce today. Despite the progress women are making in this world, these preconceived notions continue to keep them in check.Read Full Story
No doubt about it, there are some incredibly inspiring people out there doing great work in their communities. Here is just a handful of them, who all happen to be women and indigenous. They are rocking worlds and winning at life.Read Full Story
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