“Gritty,” “authentic” are words of praise often used for TV director David Simon: No less so with The Deuce, his new series about the rise of the porn industry in New York City in the 1970s.
Approximately 15% of employed people whose main job is in arts or recreation services industries have more than one job.
We can expect to see a rise in part-time employed people using second jobs as a solution to insufficient hours in their main job.
Lawmaker: my views have nothing to do with the law.
Voting on this issue is a matter of conscience, so the MP's view that women shouldn't be allowed to terminate pregnancies, even when they've been raped, is very relevant to the rest of society.
Nuns offer a unique insight into how work is divided between the sexes and rewarded accordingly.
Pop in on your way to Pret.
Female friendly sex shops have all but replaced the seedy 'backstreet' store. But the normalisation of sexual consumption for women isn't always experienced positively.
Indian women protested against ‘instant divorce’, a practice that has been ruled unconstitutional by India’s Supreme court.
What are the implications of the 'instant divorce' ban in India? Will it provoke a wider re-evaluation of India's Muslim family laws, that affect millions of women?
Helen Murray/Royal Court Theatre
Two plays about the way men and women talk about each other with their own are both illuminating and disappointing
A banana on the salt lake plain at Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, hints at themes of genetics, food and human journeys in three books recommended by fly scientist Thomas Merritt.
A fly scientist ponders the genetics of bananas and dwarves, women and love in reviews of his favourite fiction and non-fiction books.
Judge May Lahey (left) with actor Jean Harlow in 1932.
The Cornell Daily Sun (digitally coloured image)
Dame Roma Mitchell is remembered as Australia's first female judge. But Queenslander May Lahey beat her to the punch when she became a judge in Los Angeles in 1928. Her lack of recognition is symptomatic of how Australia remembers expats, particularly women.
Bias at work?
Even after years of federal and state laws making discrimination illegal, implicit bias still leads to actual economic harm for women.
This Girl Can
The pictures we see of women in sport have changed, but that might not be enough
People gather around a truck to get food on Detroit’s east side in July 1967. The food was brought to the riot-stricken area by the Crisis Council, one of the many organizations aiding residents.
In the film 'Detroit,' the voices of women are largely absent.
Protestors in New Delhi hold a vigil after a woman was raped in February.
A personal account by a researcher investigating the root cause of sexual violence against women in India.
Male scientists dominate labs, often with little to no female representation in the work or research subjects.
Research laboratories are dominated by men, and that's not only bad for lab culture, it can be dangerous for science.
Women’s activism has indeed enabled progress to be made in norms and direct gender regulation, but it has not prevented, the growth of market liberalism that has increased regulation distance in many areas.
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The weakening of collective rights and employment protections has harmed the relative position of women in ways that have offset gains through changing values and individual rights.
Arundhati Roy, in 2010.
Author and activist Arundhati Roy proves once again that she is a passionate voice of dissent in a nation that's tilting towards authoritarianism.
Contraceptives lie at the heart of proper family planning but in Nigeria uptake has been slow.
Nigeria must reduce its population growth to increase the quality of life for people in the country. A better knowledge of contraceptives can help achieve this.
There is a serious gender imbalance on this important team, which could lead to bad decisions being made.
Extreme weather and conflict have a particularly accute impact on female farmers in the Philippines.
Conflict and poverty further deepen the impacts of climate change, resulting widening income inequality between women and men.
Autism manifests in different ways. The signs are often less visible in women than in men, leading many to be underdiagnosed.