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  • May 24, 2017

    IZA World of Labor marks Diversity Day on May 30

    Diversity Day is an initiative of the Charta der Vielfalt association and this year takes place on May 30, 2017.
    Diversity Day is an initiative of the Charta der Vielfalt association and this year takes place on May 30, 2017.
  • Gender equality in Swedish workplaces

    Sweden is well known for progressive government policies and regularly tops global rankings for gender equality. However, prevailing traditional attitudes continue to limit opportunities for women in the workplace according to Swedish non-profit, AllBright.
    Sweden is well known for progressive government policies and regularly tops global rankings for gender equality. However, prevailing traditional attitudes continue to limit opportunities for women in the workplace according to Swedish non-profit, AllBright.
  • May 19, 2017
    BBC

    Millions of women are dropping out of the workforce in India

    India is experiencing a decline in its female labor participation rate and a shrinking of the total number of women in the workforce, researchers from the World Bank have discovered.
    India is experiencing a decline in its female labor participation rate and a shrinking of the total number of women in the workforce, researchers from the World Bank have discovered.
  • May 17, 2017

    Women in their 30s are having more babies than younger women

    For the first time, women in their 30s are having more babies than women in their 20s in the US.

    For the first time, women in their 30s are having more babies than women in their 20s in the US.

  • May 15, 2017

    UK election: May promises expansion of workers’ rights

    UK prime minister Theresa May has promised the “biggest expansion of workers’ rights by a Conservative government” if her party remains in power following the upcoming election.
    UK prime minister Theresa May has promised the “biggest expansion of workers’ rights by a Conservative government” if her party remains in power following the upcoming election.
  • May 12, 2017

    Macron reveals gender equal list of political outsiders for France’s upcoming parliamentary elections

    French president-elect Emmanuel Macron’s République En Marche (Republic on the Move) has selected a diverse list of 428 candidates for France’s parliamentary elections in June.
    French president-elect Emmanuel Macron’s République En Marche (Republic on the Move) has selected a diverse list of 428 candidates for France’s parliamentary elections in June.
  • May 10, 2017

    The rise of moonlighting in China

    An increasing number of young Chinese professionals are choosing multiple careers not only to make ends meet but also because the one job they have is not exactly what they want.
    An increasing number of young Chinese professionals are choosing multiple careers not only to make ends meet but also because the one job they have is not exactly what they want.
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