Progress has been made, but there's still a long way to go in achieving gender equality in the workplace. Women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions and are still earning less than their male counterparts. Yet studies show that diversity and inclusiveness bring more profits to businesses.
Judges in Luxembourg have ruled that employers cannot terminate contracts based on a person's sexual orientation. The European Court of Justice said a Polish court had made the wrong decision.
17 Sep 2022
As we emerge from the pandemic, the workplace has irrevocably changed. But what does it mean for women? Annette Young talks to Sue Duke, the head of global public policy and economic graphs at LinkedIn. Also Belgium becomes the first country in Europe to decriminalise sex work with the aim of reducing exploitation and violence.
25 Jan 2022
Taking micro-breaks at work can improve concentration and reduce stress.
4 Jan 2022
French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire has announced plans to widen financial aid for firms hit by the pandemic, as surging Covid-19 cases put increasing pressure on the wider economy.
17 Oct 2019
The city of Milan, Italy, runs a programme each year aimed at training school girls to be better prepared for the 21st century's workplace. Speaking to Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern, the city's Deputy Mayor Roberta Cocco said that gender gap is still a big issue in the country.
25 Oct 2018
The #MeToo movement is beginning to take off in India. Women in Bollywood and other industries are naming and shaming men they say have sexually assaulted them in the workplace. Deutsche Welle has spoken to actor Tanushree Dutta and other activists.