The pandemic has had differential impacts on women. Raised consciousness about them must be applied to advance gender equality in recovery measures.
Women workers have been harder hit by the downturn induced by the pandemic—and that could get even worse.
The European Commission’s proposal to reduce the stubborn gender pay gap pulls some punches, apparently anticipating employer resistance.
New research from anti-extremism charities reveals ‘unexpected patterns’ of opinions towards feminism across Europe.
Mary Daly tells Robin Wilson that the coronavirus crisis has exposed the partial and limited nature of gender-equality gains.
Against the backdrop of its specific histories, the impact of the pandemic on women particularly in the Balkans also demands specific attention.
The shift to sustainable energy gives societies a chance to tackle systemic gender discrimination.
While women appear to be more resilient than men to Covid-19 in terms of health outcomes, that is not the case when it comes to the economic and social fallout.
There has been progress in the numerical representation of women in the European Parliament. But that’s not enough to achieve gender equality.
The gender dimension of the coronavirus crisis is obvious when seen through a lens of gender inequality. Which leaves it invisible to many.
AI might seem neutral and technical but it poses a differential challenge to female jobs and can be imbued with insidious gender biases.
Issues associated with menstruation have not been on the mainstream trade union workplace agenda. That should change.
The coronavirus epidemic exposes the care crisis and underlying class and regional inequalities—which the new strategy does not equip us to handle.
Women’s strikes today draw attention to the need for global tax reform, so that investment in services can ease the burden of women’s domestic labour.
Employers and policy-makers can drive real progress in improving women’s working lives.
The Nordic countries, with their strong public spheres, are more supportive than those which elevate the family as a private institution.
By designing a policy package around the needs of contemporary families, political leaders can promote women’s rights, children’s development and employment.
As the workforce is feminised and women come to predominate among union members, the next step is assuming leadership roles in the trade-union movement.