Women who lived in more deprived neighbourhoods during the first 18 years of their lives were nearly 40% more likely to experience partner violence in early adulthood.
A new generation of ranchers is exploring sustainable ways to raise cattle, sheep and goats in California. Some are grazing herds on fire-prone lands, reducing wildfire risks and improving soils.
When you play 'devil's advocate', you minimise the problem.
The group seemed to be doing all of the right things to diversify its ranks. It wasn't enough.
An ad alluding to the vulva is sparking controversy, but there are few objections to phallic symbols. What explains this difference in treatment?
Ireland's new abortion law is a progressive one. But the resulting abortion service erects serious barriers for some people seeking abortions in Ireland.
At a time when corporations are struggling to address gender gaps at all levels, killing off stereotyped myths such as the Queen Bee Syndrome is essential.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
_Janda_ stereotypes pervade the lives of the Indonesian women who are marginalised in their community, forcing them to live precarious lives.
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.