Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.
Some of the myths about why more women don't code and get jobs in ICT are shown in a new satirical campaign. But is raising a woman's menstrual cycle the right way to go?
The gendered nature of social welfare is invisible and taken for granted – particularly in development contexts.It's time to debate a more gender-sensitive and equitable welfare agenda in the South.
Dress codes in the workplace have a long and complicated history for women – especially those in corporate life.
The idea of family is still undergoing fundamental change, but progress towards an egalitarian era may be hamstrung by class and wealth.
Pay transparency laws are the latest effort to eliminate the still-yawning gap between the salaries of men and women. Do they work?
If Hillary Clinton's cabinet does end up being 50% female, it could change US politics for good.
Once a model employer for women, the APS is in danger of being left behind
Female workers are now more highly unionised than their male colleagues, but unions still have a long way to go to reflect that shift.
The rise of women to very powerful positions has not, to date, opened the way for other women. So there is no reason to believe a Hillary Clinton presidency would change that.
While some progress has been made in reducing instances of forced marriage in Australia, more needs to be done.
The second-wave feminists of the 1970s wanted to create radical shifts in gender power. Instead, women have settled for much less.
A British company has announced it is bringing in menstrual leave, but the notion presents a number of risks for women and equality.
Women receive less pay than men, especially at a top management level, and are less represented on the board of organisations, a new study has found.
Do women in the Oval Office or the courtroom make a genuine difference? Research from English juries suggest they do.
It will be difficult to make headway on gender equality while it is framed as "women's issues" and no everyone's problem. The answer? Bring men on board.
It's not just a lack of access to healthcare that causes child mortality.
There is more equality for women winning social research grants, but men still get more overall.
South Africa is emblematic of why violence against women responses in Africa are failing. While good measures are being rolled out, it lacks a united, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary response.
The South African gender pay gap is estimated, on average, to be between 15% and 17%. Employers are benefiting unduly from the historic undervaluing of women’s skills and contributions.