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Attempts to change French grammar to make it more gender-blind have aroused the wrath of many conservatives.
Companies are likely taking notice as more women speak up about workplace harassment.
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Companies have long tended to protect rather than punish high-profile harassers. That may change as the #MeToo movement inspires more women to speak out.
Introspection won’t necessarily reveal what’s going on in there.
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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.
Attendees chat during Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network conference in 2014.
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Republicans rewriting the tax system have a rare opportunity to fix a major problem: most women-owned companies can't take advantage of key provisions designed to help small businesses like theirs.
There is a gender gap in the music and sound industry. Inspiring young girls about careers in these fields has never been more important.
“I don’t think there are many women who think, ‘Oh, my ideal project would be a massive tower.’ ”
Cities aren't just a male creation, but women's contributions have been sidelined. There are ways we can rediscover and restore these women to their rightful place in the stories of our cities.
Oh the terrible irony.
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Five years after a major sexism scandal, Silicon Valley's misogynist culture remains strong and pervasive – and history reveals the stakes could be as high as the entire US tech sector.
Healthcare workers tend to think that women are better than men at the job and that there is a bias in favour of women.
The effect of gender quotas on an organisation's performance depends on employee's attitude towards quotas, which in turn depends on the labour market environment.
Lisa Gerrard performing in Budapest, 2012. She is one of Australia’s few successful female composers for screen.
Just 13% of those composing music for screen are women, according to membership figures from APRA AMCOS, the organisation that looks after copyright for songwriters, composers and music publishers in Australia…
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Original content made by subscription and on demand platforms such as Netflix and Amazon is taking off – but what does that mean for women screenwriters and producers?
Why do we think of a firefighter as a man and a nurse as a woman and not the other way around?
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
Recent incidents reveal more than just men behaving badly. They show the consequences when corporate cultures are driven by hyper-masculine personalities at the top.
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It's time for the BBC to be more adventurous, but will it have the confidence?
President Jacob Zuma at the opening of the National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament.
The clash over South Africa's Traditional Courts Bill is essentially about custom and constitutionalism. The government is often seen as pandering to traditional leaders' whims.
Double standards about sexual activity not only make life difficult, but they also complicate STD research. As we observe STD Awareness Month, it's good to think about how to get to the truth.
Good luck getting a job if you don’t share the same characteristics as the person hiring you.
There are many instances where underrepresented groups may be unwittingly discriminated against in recruitment due to affinity bias.
An activist takes part in a protest in December 2015 to mark the third anniversary of the Delhi bus gang rape.
The alleged sexual assault of a well-known actress in Kerala has sparked outrage and exposed serious gender issues at the heart of the society.
It always seems just out of reach.
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While Clinton's popular vote win shows progress toward gender equality, her rival's nomination of just three women to his Cabinet is a reminder of how much work still needs to be done to overcome bias in management.
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Studies show that biased coverage — from jabs at the German chancellor's low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina's president has a 'mood disorder' — undermines women in public office.