Virtual assistants are often assumed to be female – perpetuating gendered assumptions in our imagined future.
Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
Gender based violence should not be addressed only once it has happened, by jailing offenders. Prevention is just as important.
Turkana women weren't properly represented in decisions made between the oil company and community.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
The percentage of trans adults has doubled in the last 10 years. Looking to human anatomy and physiology alone doesn't explain the sex and gender changes rapidly occurring. Does culture play a role?
Bigender, gender fluid, cisgender? Emerging gender categorizations are important -- for your health.
In many ways, science can be as much about the people doing it as the science itself. A new online initiative is addressing the invisibility of LGBTQ+ people in science.
Automation could transform our working world. Here's what we can do to ensure it is a more gender equal one.
Ken dolls with a 'man bun'. Female superhero action figures. At long last, the gendered distinctions of the pink and blue toy aisles are starting to break down.
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?
Markets have mobilised feminism to advance political goals and add value.
Many young South African mothers who deserve to get the child support grant are excluded.
Despite the "Yes" vote, Australia has a long way to go in accepting sexuality and gender fluidity, especially in schools. Changing strict uniform rules is a small step in the right direction.
Existing theories of housework focus on traditional gender roles. But they need to be updated to reflect a more nuanced idea of gender, one that allows for dynamics in same-sex relationships.
France's answer to #MeToo was #BalanceTonPorc -- "denounce your pig". An analysis of the idioms linking to sex and pigs provides some insights into why the hashtag hit home.
Being more caring could lead to more female doctors burning out.
Rwandan girls with disabilities are challenging domination and stereotypes in a male-dominated setting.
Women encounter many difficulties in cities that are products of male design and planning. We need to move past the practice of one group shaping our world on behalf of everyone else.
The Mark Lamberti case shows that South African business suffers from deeply rooted racial prejudices.