Scientific research can be a daunting career choice for women of colour, according to a recent survey which found they face a "barrage of brief, everyday racial slights" at work.
Gender stereotyping might be funny, but it's no joke. A public health professor explains why she took action against everyday sexism when she heard it in a radio advert.
Predictions about how a woman presidential candidate might fare in 2020 are largely speculation, writes a political scientist, because there isn't enough experience to base those predictions on.
Scholars say a 'critical mass' of representation is necessary to overcome 'token' status. That's exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
For every 100 men, up to 25 have raped or pressured a woman into sex.
For most of the Victorian era, people thought it was normal for men and women to be treated differently, and judged by different standards.
Women face a number of socio-economic challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education.
Community members see gender portrayals in advertising as out of step with contemporary society.
Artificial Intelligence can perpetuate existing social imbalances in a harmful manner. Can this undesirable scenario be avoided?
The fundamental problem with AI is it is often riddled with society's existing biases and prejudices.
Consciousness-raising is a laudable goal for the AFL, but on race and gender issues, it needs to lead to clear actions, not just words.
It can happen at work, on the street or at home – even by the people who love us. Everyday sexism might be hard to pin down, but it's pervasive and creates an additional layer of stress for women.
All the virtual personal assistants on the market today come with a default female voice and is programmed to respond to all kinds of suggestive questions and comments.
Women's football has made great strides, but when it comes it comes to media coverage, governance or funding, female athletes still suffer greatly from gender bias.
Understanding the sexist and misogynistic terrain women climate leaders must navigate is an important requirement of an informed electorate as Canada heads to the polls next month.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, 'he' and 'she') referred to women.
Despite the hard evidence of the excellent benefits of gender, racial and other diversity on research teams, public criticism on the benefits of equity and diversity programs still exists.
Beers with sexist names and labels were banned from the Great British Beer Festival this summer.
What's needed is strong leadership and sustained public pressure that makes it is harder for political parties to turn a blind eye to sexual harassment and assault.