About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Banning relationships is likely to be ineffective and may result in disengagement, secrecy and resentment by employees of the encroachment of employment policies into genuinely private matters.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.
How do different species have sex? Medieval illuminated manuscripts contain some surprisingly varied depictions.
Many Yemeni women are not victims of war or just escaping or hiding. In many and contrasting ways they are actively supporting it, and not only on humanitarian grounds.
A new analysis shows STEM majors tend to vote less than others. But researchers say the relationship between a college major and voter turnout is not necessarily cause and effect.
The collapse of Carillion shows that the construction sector needs to change. One option would be to include women.
How you use the word 'shithole' depends on your gender, which paints Trump's latest misstep as yet another case of toxic masculinity.
In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
The army's recruitment campaign speaks to minorities, but inclusivity is not the only thing at stake.
Intimate partner homicides where there is no known history of violence are not uncommon.
One way to get beyond gender barriers in sport would be to scrap sex segregation and replace it with a system similar to that of Paralympic disciplines.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general: there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.
Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military service was so easily struck down.
Developing country governments need to give attention to the risks associated with new technologies and develop context-specific responses.
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
It's been a tough year to be trans in Britain.
Post-tsunami the position of women in Acehnese society has in many ways changed and, arguably, worsened compared to their historically high status.
Evolution has shaped gender differences, but we don't have to be bound to this history. We are not mindless automata, doomed to slavishly oblige our instincts and impulses.