Tag: Gender Equality

Tokyo, Olympics

Tokyo Olympics to Encourage Significant Increase in Gender Equality Among Event’s Corporate Sponsors

Besides simply being a showcase for some of the most talented and athletic men and women on the planet, the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics are hoping their event this summer can also help promote significant change in corporate culture, both in Japan and around the globe. Bloomberg’s Ayai Tomisawa…

Chicago Judge Accused of Sexual Harassment, Trying to Kiss a Cop

Cook County Judge Mauricio Araujo has a history of inappropriate and unwanted sexual advances toward the women working around him. Araujo made sexual advances toward a police officer seeking his signature on a search warrant, cornered a court reporter in an elevator and made demeaning remarks about a prosecutor, state…

Nike Releases Gender Equality Ad While All-Male Executives Stop Payments, Disallow Maternity Leave

Nike released its “Dream With Us” advertisement on Monday. It’s a video showing girls and women running toward their athletic goals and dreams, complete with inspirational music and questions like “Will you be the generation who ends gender inequality?” But the advertisement has attracted strong pushback after Olympic runner and…

Archived: Olympic Medalist Credited as 'Athlete's wife' by Media

Taking home the bronze medal for women’s trap shooting for the United States on Sunday was not enough of an accomplishment for Olympian Corey Cogdell-Unrein, according to some media outlets. Headlines regarding Cogdell-Unrein’s victory referred to the athlete as the wife of an NFL player. A Chicago Tribune headline said,…