The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
To understand the full context of Rachel Dolezal's 'transracialism' it pays to look at the history of race and slavery.
Every romantic relationship has a power dynamic. While men are just as likely as women to say they wield less power, the costs of feeling subordinate were far from equal.
At the age of four, children have a basic understanding of gender differences and expectations. But it is unlikely they would knowingly be sexist.
Colombia's FARC guerrillas are in the midst of a profound transformation. Do all members share the same vision for – and opportunities within – the group's political future?
Young interviewees speak of the pressure to conform to certain ideals of masculinity.
African countries are bound by continental law to put aside funds for the protection of women's rights, but very few have managed to put their gender-budgeting guidelines into practice
Abuse affects all sexes.
The really remarkable thing about Greig’s Malvolia is not that she is a woman. It is that Greig has completely re-conceived Shakespeare’s character.
They say 'men sweat, while women glow'. But new research shows gender is not the reason for different levels of sweating.
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Advertisers are partly to blame for women being underrepresented in traditionally male domains such as science.
Even in egalitarian Europe, female politicians must battle gender stereotypes, biased media coverage, and entrenched power.
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.
In Benin the differences between male and female farmers are their specific gender productive and reproductive roles, norms and identity.
The Somali election didn't deliver the long-awaited universal suffrage, but was another exercise in limited democracy that extended only to a small part of the population.
This rough and tumble sport has smashed through gender stereotypes – can it now be a force for social change?
Providing women with credit improves gender inequality.
In Japanese popular culture, new trends come and go. But the Japanese have toyed with gender norms for generations.
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