After studying US census data since 1850, an economist says that with every $10,000 in total family income, a person is about 2% more likely to go into a creative occupation.
Ironically, a recent report found that the gender equality fund that the statue represents has a surprisingly low devotion to gender equality.
Our research uncovered something surprising: we had a lot of data about women in the arts, and a good amount of data about race and ethnicity in the arts, and plenty of articles stating that women of color fare worse in the art world, but not much hard data.
This August, activist group Osez le Féminisme (Dare to be Feminist) installed guerrilla signs in Paris to rename streets and parks after women like singer Nina Simone, sailor Florence Arthaud, and author Simone de Beauvoir.
In countries like the United States, inequality between men and women is often reflected in the details.