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A woman poses for a smartphone photo at a booth for Chinese tech firm Tencent at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing, last year. Tencent was one of a number of tech companies singled out in a new report on gender discrimination in China. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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LOS ANGELES, USA - JANUARY 20: People participate in the Women's March rally on January 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Morgan Lieberman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Double Bind For Women In Leadership

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Ruby Corado (left) with her friend and Casa Ruby board member Consuella Lopez on the porch of one of the transitional group homes Corado runs in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

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A 69,000-person class action against the parent company of Kay Jewelers alleges widespread pay discrimination against female employees. The suit alleges that at the same time, the company failed to stop a pattern of unwanted sexual advances by male managers. Bill Wippert/AP hide caption

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Citing feedback over HB2, Gov. Pat McCrory said that he has seen "misinformation, misinterpretation, confusion, a lot of passion and frankly, selective outrage and hypocrisy." Screen shot by NPR hide caption

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Ellen Pao, a former partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, says women were excluded from all-male meetings at the company and denied seats on boards. The firm says she was fired for poor performance. Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sex Discrimination Trial Puts Silicon Valley Under The Microscope

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