GENDER GAP

WOMEN20 – Germany 2017

W20 has started its meetings and roundtables in Berlin, Germany on April 25, 2017. The main goal of Women20 (W20) is to promote women’s economic empowerment as an integral part of the G20 process. In a broad dialogue using digital tools, expert meetings and roundtables as well as the W20 Summit, W20 joins the global […]

How Financial Knowledge Drives Wealth Inequality. [The Wall Street Journal]

  Financial products are becoming ever more complex and difficult to understand, particularly for those without an M.B.A. As a result, the ill-informed who must take individual responsibility for their finances can get into long-term, and potentially very damaging, problems. Read here for some insights.

GE announces ambitious plan to close gender gap. [BizJournals]

General Electric has announced its commitment to place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020. Discover more about this program here .

Elif Shafak: ‘When women are divided it is the male status quo that benefits’ [The Guardian]

The famous Turkish novelist talks about religion, faith and gender equality. Read her full interview here .

Girls believe brilliance is a male trait, research into gender stereotypes shows. [The Guardian]

  The US-based study shows that young children can be influenced by stereotypes: many girls in fact believe that brilliance and giftedness is more common in men and boys. Read the research highlights here .  

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