Germany has one of the largest gender pay gaps in the Europen Union, well above the 16 percent EU average. The smallest pay gap is found in Slovenia, where women earn only three percent less on average than men.
Actress Michelle Williams was reportedly paid only 1% of what her male co-star Mark Wahlberg obtained for reshooting scenes of Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World," following the Kevin Spacey scandal.
One of the BBC's most senior editors has resigned after she discovered male counterparts were paid up to 50 percent more. China editor Carrie Gracie accused the broadcaster of breaking equal pay laws.
In a male-dominated society, a new, home-grown fashion line defies feminine stereotypes. While these images may empower women, class divides limit their effect.
Elderly women do nearly five hours of housework per day on average. Men do closer to three. That difference is bad for women's health, and it's important to think about as baby boomers retire.
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