Men generally enjoy preferential treatment – as Vivienne Ming knows from personal experience. Until 2007 the American neuroscientist was a man. She has been analyzing the financial disadvantages of being a woman in the US tech industry.
British cities were awash with green, white and violet, as thousands marched to celebrate 100 years since women first won the right to vote. In London, the crowd marched from Park Lane to parliament.
Eighty-two female stars at the Cannes Film Festival have staged a red-carpet protest against gender inequality. They also called for "a safe workplace" following allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein.
The Cannes Film Festival has long been criticized for gender imbalance on its juries and in its film selection. Now, on the heels of a red-carpet protest, the festival's director has pledged to strive for equality.
Life is tough for women in India. At the Wolfsburg art museum, six female artists give visitors a glimpse as to how they see their country in "Facing India," a show of protest against India's patriarchal society.
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