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Ballon d'Or: Host's awkward moment with first ever female winner
Ada Hegerberg had just won football's biggest award when host, DJ Martin Solveig, sparked controversy.

For Greater Diversity, Be Less Fair

Challenging received wisdoms. Has obsessively measuring diversity made us less equal?
Society rightly craves greater more diversity in the way its businesses, institutions and systems are composed. But is our obsession with measuring this with “rational” metrics ruining any chance of a truly free, fair world?
Rory’s joined by the Darwinian philosopher and rationalist Helena Cronin from the London School of Economics – who vividly describes the subject as a “third rail issue – touch it, and you die”. She explains how measuring outcomes – percentage distributions of males and females across the employment world – is a terribly blunt instrument to assess the complex world of sex differences, and the very real issue of discrimination in the modern world.

Produced by Steven Rajam for BBC Wales
NYSE president Stacey Cunningham on the lack of female CEOs
Stacey Cunningham is the first female president of the New York Stock Exchange.
Women shouldn't have to feel "grateful" for getting opportunities - UN's Amina Muhammed.
We have to "try that much harder" to get girls an education, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed tells BBC 100 Women.
Can attitudes towards body hair be sexist for both men and women?
Frankie McCamley looks at the psychology, the history and the popular culture around people with body hair.