Women with AIDS were excluded from the US definition of the syndrome until 1993. What's changed?
Despite a range of laws and policy measures, many gender inequities seem firmly entrenched. One innovative policy measure that could make a difference is basic income.
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
Australia is held back not only socially, but also economically by gender inequality, and it needs to be addressed in the classroom.
We know from every previous wave of feminist activism that some men fear loss of status and power, two things manifest in work and pay.
Recently, many Indonesians have been bombarded with stories about the “pelakor”, a term popularly used to refer to a woman who is perceived as responsible for ruining a couple’s marriage).
Dubbed the 'female ghetto', there's a reason why women are significantly over-represented in call centres.
It will take 217 years for women to achieve equal pay at the current rate.
All the president’s men … where a men-only club dinner went wrong and what lessons there are for charity fundraising.
Female jazz musicians are taking a stand against entrenched sexism within the genre.
Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for racial equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence and more.
Sexism has long been an unfortunate feature of the workplace, but is male privilege still a problem when the gig economy makes most of our office interactions virtual?
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
Companies and governments should do more to prevent 'revenge porn' without asking potential victims to send their nude photos to Facebook.
It is time for fundamentalist Christians to examine their own theology and face up to how it has contributed to the abuse of women, intentionally or otherwise.
Many online communities have developed toxic social norms, including sexist tendencies, that they will need to address as more members join in.
Prejudice and stereotypes are part of why social inequality persists. Social scientists use tests to measure the implicit biases people harbor and see how much they relate to actions.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
Women's voices have been seen as unwanted or untruthful, but the snowballing sexual assault revelations from the #MeToo campaign show that women must find their voices.
In the wake of the #MeToo campaign we need to build cultures that do not tolerate any level of harassment at work.