This article was written by Yulia Nesterova and Liz Jackson. The gender gap in universities has tilted in favor of women as a result of increased access and inclusion of women in higher education. This does not mean, however, that gender equality -

What policy makers need to know about gender and sustainability Most of the current sustainable development policies include gender considerations. However, the progress towards gender equity still goes at a snail’s pace. Experience from the ground shows that policy targets often

We have entered another era of milestone moments for women’s rights - triggered in large part by the #MeToo movement exposing further and wider the sexual harassment and assault that activists have for long been highlighting worldwide. And this has

“Women Impakters” is a series highlighting emerging women leaders in various fields throughout Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. It is no secret that women are globally underrepresented, most notably in science and technology fields, but perhaps surprisingly,

We are currently facing a critical point for the future of our planet. As our population continues to skyrocket, we are confronted with the daunting reality of impending food and water shortages, rising global temperatures, hunger, poverty, and a general

Stretch targets, by nature, are designed to spur action. One hugely critical target, however, is at risk of passing by unmet. This target is the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 8.7, a global goal which calls for effective measures to end forced

Social justice, sustainability, poverty and gender equality are all significant contemporary issues which the not-for-profit social enterprise Global Goods Partners (GGP) boldly addresses. Acting as an intermediary between women-led enterprises in marginalized communities of the Global South and the international

The Women's in Engineering Society - WES - is a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders;

Women are generally perceived as victims of violent extremism, terrorism, and armed-conflicts. This is largely true whenever women are forced to join violent groups or are abused in various ways in conflict and post-conflict zones. Here violence against women multiplies

The main cause of female incarceration is poverty. It is predominantly young, poor, single-mothers with a low level of education and income. Out of this situation, Carcel, a Danish fashion brand, has forged an identity of homogenous Scandinavian design with

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, a group of outstanding organisations working to empower women within the energy access sector are collaborating on a series of articles. We will be sharing stories of women’s empowerment from around the globe

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