Activists protest against gender violence outside Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s office in Mexico City on July 11, 2017.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
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Museums are not apolitical, and they are not entirely scientific. As such, they don’t really represent reality.
Women protest against child marriage in Albany, New York.
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It is possible for minors in all 50 states to get married. A scholar explains the long history of child marriage, mostly of young girls, in the US.
Extensive research has been done on poverty and inequality in South Africa but more is needed to better understand the status quo and mainly inter-sectional factors that drive inequality.
The Lion of London (Daniel Crute) crushes an apple in his biceps at the Dynamic Tensions Physical Culture Show.
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Performing for the crowd, acting up and showing off – how physical culture's origins as theatre have fed into today's toxic masculinity, and how they can help it change.
Australian authorities should be caution when considering any new laws against coercive control.
New laws are often seen as an answer in tackling intimate partner violence, but our research shows it is not always the best response.
Wooden stakes representing the 2,224 confirmed overdose deaths in British Columbia - many of them young Indigenous people - over the last three years, are placed on the ground at Oppenheimer Park, in Vancouver on September 29, 2017.
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Research shows that Indigenous women are at greatest risk of injury within Canada. Income, education and housing inequities play a role. So does systemic racism and post-colonial trauma.
Children decide who can be a superhero.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
Does your daughter forget or misplace things all the time? Is she the classroom helper? Assessment scales for ADHD have tended to use data from boys so the signs of ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.
Assessment scales for ADHD have been developed using mostly male research samples. As a result, the behaviours indicating ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.
A new study provides a more nuanced understanding of the role food plays in healthy eating and family life.
Throughout history, metaphors based around the testes and semen brought out very different sides of masculinity.
The scope and complexity of gun reform are not always related to the impact that changes may have.
Sometimes small changes can be the most effective at reducing violence – and these are seldom acknowledged.
Five food experts peer under the bread to plumb the histories of the country's unique sandwiches, from favorites like tuna fish to lesser-known fare like the woodcock.
The Harry Potter series on display in Windsor, England.
The twentieth anniversary celebrations of the highest-selling book series of all time are now coming to a close. 2017 has been a milestone year for Harry Potter fans in their twenties and thirties, who…
Public transport is consistently identified as one of the most notorious spaces for public harassment.
A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development in some respects, but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change.
Gendered risks challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
There are several 'gendered risks' in assisted suicide that challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
Why do roboticists dream of electric women?
Kyrgyz women have gradually replaced men in various tasks, at home but also as migrant labourers.
Traditional notions of femininity and masculinity are in conflict, resulting in a surge of violence against Kyrgyz women.
Jenny Graves published her first paper on sex genes in 1967.
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The 2017 Prime Minister's Science Prize winner is genetic researcher Professor Jenny Graves, well known for her 2002 suggestion that the male Y chromosome will self-destruct.
The female ghost in Indonesia’s most recent horror movie is scary. But the data on maternal mortality rates and sexual violence against women are scary too.
A new movie about a female ghost has scared millions in Indonesia. Female ghosts have been center stage in Indonesian folklore and their stories can serve as a warning to the state of women today.