A German carpenter who earns €1,200 less than her male colleague despite being more qualified is preparing to bring her fight for equal pay all the way to the European Court of Human Rights.
Google has fired the male engineer who authored an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, and claiming women were 'biologically' less likely to succeed at the company.
Google finds itself at the center of a controversy after an employee has claimed "biological causes" explain the lack of women in the tech sector. Executives hastened to denounce the engineer's leaked memo.
Women in Germany work 50 percent more than men when caring for relatives is included, but they later get only half the pension. That’s one finding of a gender equality study to be discussed by the cabinet.
If, what we want is a world of equals, closing the gender pay gap would be a good place to start. But there is a long road ahead. Scroll through the graphic to find out just how long.
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