Pre-pandemic, the World Health Organization expected a global shortage of at least 18 million health care workers by 2030. With 70% of the current global workforce made up of women, solving this crisis seems to be very much a gender issue.
Business and Finance are the Least Inclusive Sections in the News
Women are underrepresented in the news, especially in economy-related stories. Here are the big picture numbers you need.
Economy in the News: Why Is It a Man’s World?
Want to dig deeper for good data and stories? Here’s are three trustworthy sources around gender in business news.
Hot Off the Press: Women & Economic News
Here’s a selection of pieces that caught our attention in relation to “women and economic news,” our focus theme in January 2023.
Gender in Economic News: How We Can Help Close the Gap(s)
Researcher and senior lecturer Sophie Knowles specializes in economic journalism. Amid several projects on how economics, news and gender intersect, she discusses why the economy is one of the less inclusive beats and what journalists and media organizations can actively do about it.