Quantcast

Latest Gender inequality Stories

2014-04-16 12:35:48

World Bank Group Event Addresses Need for Gender Equality in Supply Chains and within Companies WASHINGTON and DOHA, Qatar, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman of Ooredoo Group, participated in Gender & the Economy, an event hosted by World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation on Monday, 14 April in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75631 His Excellency delivered a speech on the...

2012-05-18 02:22:09

If the market decides what stockbrokers earn, why are women on Wall Street earning less? The recent excesses of Wall Street may be big news but behind the headlines there's another story: When it comes to men and women stockbrokers, someone is taking home a bigger paycheck. New research shows that women stockbrokers sometimes earn as much as 20 percent less than their male counterparts. "Stockbrokers are among the highest paid workers, yet they have the greatest gender inequality among...

2011-01-13 16:43:28

Men are more likely than women to seek jobs in which competition with coworkers affects pay rates, a preference that might help explain persistent pay differences between men and women, a study at the University of Chicago shows. The study, which covered most of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, also revealed regional variation in how much women desire jobs in which competition plays a role in determining wages. In cities where local wages are generally lower, women tend to want jobs...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related