Female teachers can act as role models who enhance girls’ motivation and learning outcomes.
Teenage girls using social media for more than an hour a day face risks to their well-being as they grow up.
Research shows men and women interpret violence and bullying differently.
Eroticised postcards featuring young girls in playful poses were collectables at the turn of the 20th century. These images challenge the notion that childhood was once more innocent than it is today.
Assessment scales for ADHD have been developed using mostly male research samples. As a result, the behaviours indicating ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.
New guidance urging schools to stop making pupils conform to gender stereotypes is a step in the right direction.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
For over a century, British authorities have ignored the exploitation of working-class girls.
Autism manifests in different ways. The signs are often less visible in women than in men, leading many to be underdiagnosed.
YouTube is awash with videos on beauty and fashion, and young girls are avidly watching, creating powerful social media figures in the process.
The lack of strong female characters in children's picture books is oft-lamented. But a new crop of books invites girls to write themselves into history.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" presents rape as an aggressive act, working hand in hand with the powers that be and permeating a school’s entire culture.
As the series draws to a close, it will leave in its wake controversy and debate.
Female genital mutilation is largely hidden in Australia and other high-income countries. But the United Nations says it is a global concern – and our research found it does affect girls here.
The gap between boys and girls starts early and grows quickly.
How the geek effect and a sexist games industry is putting girls off a career in computing.
Welcome to no-gender December, where parents (and Santa) are being encouraged to give children gender-neutral Christmas presents.
With its irresistible mixture of celebrity 'news', fashion, beauty and health, Dolly magazine gave girls high-quality, accurate information they were not getting anywhere else.
Rates of child marriage increase among refugee communities, where rates of sexual violence are high and opportunities for families low.
Most people have a very limited understanding of what engineers do – and we engineers don't do a good job of expanding that view. But if we did, the benefits could be impressive.