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Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

Globally, countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an average of $23,620 for each person in the 141 countries studied by the World Bank Group in a new report released recently. The study, Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in …
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Gender equality in the EU’s digital and media sectors

Ahead of the international women’s day, check out the latest briefing by the European Parliament’s Research Service: “Gender equality in the EU’s digital and media sectors”. For this year’s International Women’s Day the European Parliament is stressing the importance of the role women play in media and ICT. The media and information and communication technology …
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Equality between Women and Men in the EU

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the European Commission has published the new edition of the report on “Equality between Women and Men in the EU.” Equality between women and men is one of the EU’s fundamental values and its promotion is an obligation enshrined in the Treaty. To fulfil this obligation, the European Commission adopted …
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Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the EU 2013

The European Commission has just published the report “Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the European Union 2013.” The study looks at the number of women in leadership positions in the EU. Overall, women account for 16.6% of board members in the largest publicly listed companies in the EU. The highest levels of female …
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