Hidden women of history: Catherine Hay Thomson, the Australian undercover journalist who went inside asylums and hospitals Kerrie Davies, UNSW; Willa McDonald, Macquarie University
A passionate crusader for the rights of women and children, Catherine Hay Thomson went undercover to investigate their treatment in public institutions and testified before a Royal Commission. ... See MoreSee Less
Recently, the World Bank invited two 2019 Nobel Prize winners in economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, to discuss how to deal with today’s critical economic problems. The resources to address these challenges are there; what we lack are ideas that will help us move forward. Watch our replay as these two renowned MIT economists share with us their thoughts on this topic. ... See MoreSee Less
Figuring out how to deal with today’s critical economic problems is perhaps the great challenge of our time. Much greater than space travel or perhaps even the next revolutionary medical breakthroug...
40 economies make 62 legal reforms to advance women’s economic participation See what reforms countries are making and where more work is needed, according to the new Women, Business and the Law 2020 report.
Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. The dataset diagnoses legal barriers limiting women's full economic participation an...
Ursula von der Leyen launches €1 trillion ‘green deal’ to help EU go carbon neutral
Under president Ursula von der Leyen’s leadership, the European Commission has unveiled an ambitious plan to support at least €1 trillion (AU$1.6 trillion) in investment over the next decade to help make the EU carbon neutral by 2050. Read More + ... See MoreSee Less