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.
The #MeToo movement raised global awareness about the experience of harassment at work—now we have a potentially far-reaching ILO convention to combat the phenomenon.
The gender pay gap in the EU remains stubbornly wide. Unpacking it highlights its wide social ramifications.