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Strong increase in Norwegian pay gap

The difference between those who earn the most and the least in Norway has increased, according to new data from Statistics Norway. This increase is clearly greater in the public sector than the private sector.

Fear of gender quotas is irrational

Opposition arises when management believe that they always choose the best candidate for the position. But they are blind to their own biases, which keep women out of the top jobs.

Why thinking beyond money is vital for solving the poverty puzzle

OPINION: Conventional development interventions that ignore nature and culture can reinforce poverty. A new concept known as the "poverty cube" could help donor agencies better integrate poverty, environment and culture in their thinking and development planning.