Davos makes glacial progress in hike towards gender balance

Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum (WEF) founder whose headquarters are the chrome and glass of a Bond villain’s lair, introduced this year’s event by saying: “The world around us is changing at unprecedented speed.” But it seems nothing has changed when it comes to the lack of women at Davos.

Donald Trump victory sparks global women’s rights marches

After a year of seismic shocks comes the protest and fightback. At least that is what activists plan with the first major demonstration of the year – the women’s march – planned for 30 cities around the world on 21 January, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the US.