The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
The ban on the pill led to much sorrow and frustration, but determined couples found imaginative ways to cope and work around it.
Voters tend to view female candidates as strong on issues like education and health care, but weak on national security. Female veterans might be able to overcome the stereotype.
The sale of women’s backpacks is up by more than 20 per cent in the past year: but why can't we just call it a backpack? Why does it have to be a 'lady backpack?'
Women face a number of socio-economic challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education.
The governments of the two West African countries could do more to enhance women's participation in tourism.
In the early 20th century, women's food started being described as 'dainty,' meaning fanciful but not filling.
Powerful men often proclaim baseless accusations to be a 'witch hunt.' But American witch trials have always targeted a persecuted minority: women.
Health services are routinely falling short when it comes to providing care to lesbian, bisexual, trans and other sexual minority women.
Turkey is threatening to send 3.6 million refugees back to the Syrian territory it just invaded. Deporting these vulnerable people would make them the collateral damage of a chaotic, many-sided war.
Life in the country isn't all it's made out to be in popular media. That's what one group of women found who made the move from city life.
Women in the workplace face discrimination at every level, including in upper management.
Women are swinging elections in the US and Australia in ways analysts have struggled to predict. Two recent studies can help explain.
Research offers an insight into the experiences of pregnant women left to give birth in their cells without midwives
Most Kenyan women were introduced into drug use by male sexual partners in their teenage years.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
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.
Between 1% and 9% of sex offenders are female. Many are 'co-offenders,' recruiting and manipulating victims for others.