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1st. Lt. Misashi Matsushima, the first woman fighter pilot in Japan's Air Self Defense Force.

This is Japan’s first woman fighter pilot, who says she was inspired by ‘Top Gun’

Japan has been trying to open its military to more women, and it just picked the service's first woman fighter pilot, whose selection comes amid a broader effort to grow the armed forces.

The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
Many countries have some work to do to close the gender pay gap.

12 countries where men earn significantly more than women

A gender pay gap isn't just an American problem — gender pay disparities exist in other countries, and some are larger than others. A few of the countries with the most significant gender pay gaps include Korea, Estonia, Japan, and Chile. Here are 12 countries with big gender pay gaps.
Barnard's campus.

Students at a small college in New York City voted to divest from Israel — and they made a big mistake

Opinion: Israel has a stellar record on gender equality, yet this women's college voted to divest from companies that do business with the state.
Sadie Samuels, a lobster fisher in Rockport, Maine.

One chart shows how much more men make than women in 25 major cities

In 2018, American women earn approximately 19.5% less than their male colleagues. But that percentage varies widely by race and location.

Women still make up a minority of leadership positions at the biggest tech companies

Recent data suggests that women make up less than 50% of leadership positions at companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.
Demonstrators march down famous Istiklal street during a rally for International Women's Day on March 8, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The worst countries for women around the world

To track the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum created the Global Gender Gap Index. Here are the countries that fare the worst.
Tech startups in China are hiring "programming motivators" — women who socialize with male workers, give massages, and cover other responsibilities.

Some tech startups in China are hiring women who are taller than 5’2” and wear makeup to socialize with male programmers and give them mas...

In China, tech startups hire female "programming motivators" to keep their male workers happy. The women are chosen based on their physical attributes, and their responsibilities include socializing with male workers, giving them massages, and buying them breakfast.

Money management needs more women

CEO explains why gender parity is a necessity and how executives can help achieve it