Chhaupadi, the practice of exiling menstruating women and girls from their home, often to a cow shed, is still practised in some areas of Western Nepal.
Violence-related injuries at work are on the rise in Canada. New research shows that it is women who suffer the most and especially those working in education.
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
The Prime Minister's reaction to Kelly O'Dwyer's decision says much about the Coalition's attitude to women.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
The backlash against the Gillette ad shows how painfully little distance we as a society have covered since the #MeToo movement.
New research shows that female politicians spend more on health and education, improving the well-being of a population.
A survey done of transgender people right after they read a story on the government's move to deny transgender identity shows the emotional impact that denying that identity can have.
The Athena Swan charter commits research institutions to create a gender inclusive workplace, through taking action and being held accountable. 15 Australian institutions are now bronze awardees.
Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
There's increasing global recognition that violence against women and children often occur together in homes.
More and more countries are relying on the approach of transparency rather than regulation. Depending on local specificities, the results to date remain mixed.
In a time when women were expected to be silent, no topic was off limits for Pulter, who penned verses about politics, science and loss. Her manuscript was just published in a free digital archive.
Women in developing countries are burdened by the lack of access to proper toilets in their homes, communities, schools and public spaces.
Men and women are not unified voting blocs. We must consider how voters identify themselves in terms of gender to truly understand how women and men think about politics.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Physician Magnus Hirschfeld advocated for those he called 'sexual intermediaries.' His activism began before World War I – and ended only when the Nazis came to power.
Donald Trump is seeking to amend laws that prevent discrimination against Americans based on their sex. It's all just another attempt to fire up the Republican base for the mid-term elections.
New study finds association between how gender equal a country is and how many children die before they reach age five.