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Thousands of people are calling on Japan to ban employers from requiring women to wear high heels in the workplace

More than 19,000 people have signed a petition that would ban Japanese employers from requiring women to wear high heels in the workplace.
Prince Harry wants to be a "modern dad."

Meghan Markle just gave birth and Prince Harry will reportedly take 2 weeks of paternity leave to be a ‘modern dad.’ Here’s why that...

Prince Harry is a dad and is reportedly taking two weeks of paternity leave. A growing body of evidence suggests how important paternity leave is.
While Bill Gates was CEO of Microsoft, he still found time to drop off his daughter to school.

Something interesting happened when Bill Gates started driving his daughter to school

Melinda Gates said when her husband, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, drove his daughter to school, other husbands started doing it too.
Bill and Melinda Gates interacting with women of the Musahar community in their locality of Jamsaut village on 23 March 2011

Bill and Melinda Gates wash dishes together every night, and it symbolizes a feature every strong marriage has

Melinda Gates says the key to a strong marriage with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is equal partnership, which includes dividing up chores evenly.
The report looked at Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Norway and found that in all of these nations, rape and sexual violence against women occurs tens of thousands of times annually.

Women in Nordic nations deal with high levels of rape and abuse even as the countries lead in gender equality

A new report from Amnesty International found that women in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland experience high levels of rape and sexual abuse.
Sadie Samuels, a lobster fisher in Rockport, Maine.

We tracked the salaries of men and women in 25 major US cities, and the chart revealed some startling pay gaps

In 2017, American women earned approximately 19.3% less than their male colleagues. But that percentage varies widely by race and location.

Women in Singapore earn 87 cents for every S$1 earned by men, Glassdoor’s gender pay study reveals

The study of eight nations found that Singapore’s adjusted gender pay gap is on par with the US and UK.
Leeann Johnson is a haul truck driver in Nevada.

Stunning photos of women doing ‘men’s work’ shatter gender stereotypes

Photographer Chris Crisman's photo series titled "Women's Work," features individuals working in male-dominated fields who prove that sometimes, the right man for the job is a woman.

RANKED: The 19 best countries to live in if you’re a woman

To produce the list, 80 countries were given scores across five attributes: human rights, gender equality, income equality, progress, and safety.

A decade-long study found that only 6 countries have equal rights for women and men — and the US isn’t one of them

Six European nations have achieved equal rights for women and men, according to The World Bank.