Gender differences in jobs and attitudes are wider in countries with more equality, but that's not the end of the story.
Progress has been made toward gender parity in science fields. But explicit and implicit barriers still hold women back from advancing in the same numbers as men to the upper reaches of STEM academia.
Gender biases are revealed in enrolment inequalities and policies that favour male students.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
Women now make up a sizeable share of football audiences, but unless decked out in short shorts and cropped jerseys, they are barely visible in the media.
Ken dolls with a 'man bun'. Female superhero action figures. At long last, the gendered distinctions of the pink and blue toy aisles are starting to break down.
Hollywood has long had a problem with diversity. But thanks to services like Netflix women have found a place for their stories, compelling Tinseltown to change.
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
Prejudice and stereotypes are part of why social inequality persists. Social scientists use tests to measure the implicit biases people harbor and see how much they relate to actions.
TV commercials continue to traffic in outmoded gender roles, relegating women to the home. A media scholar explains how these stereotypical portrayals can fuel workplace harassment by powerful men.
Men represent a virtually untapped resource that could help relieve the NHS nursing crisis
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
A recent study uncovered the words that people find the funniest. But humour differs between men and women in surprising ways.
While getting more women to take part in sport is a laudable achievement, it would be better if the campaign also helped free them from the objectification of the dominant male gaze.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
Dance isn't just for girls - but boys need more support and inspiration to get them moving.
As soon as next year, TV ads in the UK that perpetuate gender stereotypes or mock those who don't conform to them will be banned. Should Australia follow suit?
Why do we consider some occupations 'male' and other 'female'? New research sheds some light on how giving jobs genders hurts everyone, men included.
The relevance of the female gaze is brought sharply into focus in this funny, shocking and groundbreaking drama
BBC sitcom Fleabag rewrites the rules on depicting women in drama, freeing the female character from the mindless stereotyping that has straitjacketed women for so long.