Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s record on women’s rights has been mixed.
The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women's rights. But she does not deserve this title.
Drew Faust receives a hug from University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann during ceremonies installing her as the 28th president of Harvard University in 2007.
Most university presidents in the US are still white, male and over the age of 60. But as they retire, is there an opportunity to reshape college leadership and, with it, higher education itself?
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Women have always had to fight gender rules in order to gain power.
Cultural norms play an important role in determining whether girls will be send to schools.
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Here's how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Hillary Clinton is a flawed presidential candidate. But she’s still probably the best on offer.
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.
Women sellers are receiving on average about 80 cents for every dollar men earn when selling the same product, according to new research.
We need to level the playing field socially for a more equal workplace
If you're a woman in poverty, you're at risk of sexual exploitation. If you've just become educated and employed, then you're at greater risk of domestic abuse.
The tennis world is abuzz with the glass-smashing news that Andy Murray has appointed former world number one Amelie Mauresmo as his coach. This time it’s not the glass ceiling that being cracked, but…