Gender equality

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers her Simmons College Leadership Conference keynote address at the Seaport World Trade Center Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Hillary Clinton daring women to compete

BOSTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is daring women to compete, but not saying whether she will herself in 2016. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state addressed a women’s leadership conference […]

21 hours ago

President Barack Obama speaks at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Md., Monday, April 7, 2014, about the economy and to announce the winners of a competition he launched last fall to bring together educators and employers to redesign the high school experience to give students access to real-world career skills and college-level courses. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace […]

04/08/2014

AP Graphic shows Pew study results on workplace equality

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment […]

12/11/2013

French government gets anti-sexism lessons

PARIS (AP) – French government ministers will be given anti-sexism lessons, in the wake of one minister’s comments suggesting women couldn’t handle technical work. Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has asked the French equality ministry to […]

10/30/2012