Maria Sibylla Merian's meticulous observations laid the groundwork for the fields of entomology, animal behaviour and ecology. But the legacy of this scientific superhero has been sidelined by sexism.
Olivia Colman has a funny story to tell on Wikipedia about the age displayed in her biography in the online encyclopedia. The opportunity for a Wikipedia fact-checking.
Misogynoir is defined as the junction where sexism and racism meet. But it's more complicated than that.
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
Strategies to support a diverse workforce can be beneficial – but may have unintended consequences.
Flexible working is seen as a solution to the gender pay gap but cultural norms are getting in the way.
Despite the #MeToo movement, women in politics still face challenges in talking openly about gender equality.
What do the Carlos Ghosn scandal, the rising power of algorithms and the "gilets jaunes" have in common? The need to extend the spatial and temporal definitions of responsibility.
In his text Fire of Love, Rolle has a few interesting things to say about medieval gender relations.
Research shows sport is commonly a bastion for male dominance and privilege.
The GOP's handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.
Research shows that there is a stark geographical divide in the experiences of girls growing up in the UK today.
Many young men still believe in traditional ideals of manhood, including fighting back when pushed, never saying no to sex and maintaining dominance over women.
Progress has been made toward gender parity in science fields. But explicit and implicit barriers still hold women back from advancing in the same numbers as men to the upper reaches of STEM academia.
What Strickland achieved is impressive. But it isn’t a sign that the patriarchy is being smashed.
In Brazil, a record 1,237 black women will stand for office in Sunday's general election. As in the US, their campaigns reflect deep personal concern about rising racism and sexism in politics.
The Liberal Party is at a crossroad in its history. It must take bold steps to ensure better representation in its ranks by introducing gender quotas.
Social psychologists have been busy documenting the harmful effects that this brand of chivalry has on women. But are they missing something?
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?