A quarter of all global lawmakers are women but the International Parliamentary Union has warned that progress towards gender parity is slowing amid significant "pushback"
How big is the gender pay gap? How many women do listed companies have in senior management positions, and how big is the pension pay gap? A male-female comparison.
EU leaders have broken the glass ceiling in naming two women to the bloc's top jobs but questions remain over whether they and their two male colleagues can rise to the challenges ahead
There had never been much doubt that in London's financial district female workers' salaries lagged behind those of their mostly male colleagues. Now this has been confirmed with data.
It's one of the last taboos: asking a colleague how much they earn. But Germany is hoping workers will do just that under a new law that aims to close the country's gender pay gap.