Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
We've been in the dark about how we use our time for more than a decade. It's the decade that saw the rise of the smartphone, streaming and social media.
More and more countries are relying on the approach of transparency rather than regulation. Depending on local specificities, the results to date remain mixed.
Women have up to one-and-a-half year's extra education, and nearly a full year's extra workforce experience, than required for their job.
While a record number of women are headed to Congress, a number of conservative measures passed across states. What explains this?
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Research shows that women work more collaboratively than men in groups and create more inclusive solutions to thorny problems. More women in Washington could bridge America's yawning partisan divide.
Universal low-cost childcare and workplace flexibility will help mothers return to the workplace and are important investments in the Australian workforce.
The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
It's not just a matter of equality, it makes economic sense too.
In a survey of 600 members of the screen industry, 74% of carers felt their caring responsibilities had a negative impact on their career. Of these, 86% were women.
For decades, academics have been portrayed as brilliant, heroic men on our cinema screens. It's time to tell the story of more heroic female scholars. Here are some suggestions.
Large gaps in the representation of women in science careers later in life are not due to lack of ability in the classroom.
Since 2016, women's colleges have seen an uptick in enrollment. We asked the leaders of three women's colleges – Bryn Mawr, Douglass College and St Kate's – to explain the attraction.
If you already write for The Conversation, thank you! But less than 30% of story pitches to our Science and Technology section come from women.
New data show that while the gender gap on housework is narrowing, women still carry the load.
The evidence suggests the impact of CEOs on company performance isn't enough to justify their sky-high pay, which is really based more on a culture of power and privilege.
The shocking lack of gender balance is not just bad for women. It's doing the public a major disservice.