Even though so many gender barriers are tumbling – at elite universities, where women now outnumber men, or running for presidency in the US, where polls show that fewer people think gender makes a difference – some areas still appear to be lagging behind, as is the case with digital coding.
Survey finds that pocket money pay at nine-year high, but gender pay gap among children is growing with boys 12% better off than girls compared to 2% in 2015.
Ministers are calling on FTSE 350 businesses to ensure a third of boardrooms seats are filled with women by 2020.
EDF Energy has been criticised after a 13-year-old-boy won a competition that was part of a campaign to attract teenage girls to the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths.
Ben Howlett, the MP for Bath, recently secured a debate in Parliament on increasing diversity in STEM, having worked in conjunction with the House of Commons to host a digital debate on Twitter using #WomenInSTEM.
Many futurists and economists predict automation, robots, and artificial intelligence will take human jobs. It might not happen, of course, but if it does women will lose more jobs than men, a report has claimed.
Better parental leave, equal pay and targets for diversity are all important, but the tech industry should look to women returners to fill the gaps
List of the media’s most influential people sees number of women increase by more than half, but finds the industry’s top jobs are still dominated by white men
One of the world’s best-known toy retailers has stopped telling girls and boys what they should be playing with, in a victory for parents upset by gender-based marketing.
It could be more than a century before the disparity between the numbers of boys and girls taking A-level physics is eliminated, a conference will hear this week.
Rail Minister Claire Perry went deep under ground to meet a new generation of women construction engineers working on London’s massive Crossrail project.
For every nine boys in international mathematics competitions, there is just one girl. But critics say a female-only olympiad risks making the division worse
A letter penned by mechanical engineering student Jared Mauldin has gone viral thanks to its impassioned description of the differences between men and women in the field
Google UK's managing director Eileen Naughton has said the Volkswagen emissions scandal could have been avoided had the company employed more female engineers
Twenty nine of the most progressive employers and their representatives have been shortlisted for this year’s Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards. Included in the list are WISE members Centrica plc.
The first woman in space has revealed that the Soviet authorities thought it was "too dangerous" to send more female cosmonauts into orbit.