Ghanaians believe that boys and girls should be raised very differently. This feeds into strongly defined traditional gender roles and ultimately leads to women having a lower social status.
As Chris Gayle has so amply demonstrated, there is still considerable resistance to the full integration of women into sport culture – and not least in the sports media.
Australian politicians have twice reminded us what it feels like for a woman to live in a world where some men don't actually think very much of us.
The boxer's recent remarks represent everything that is wrong with attitudes towards gender and sexuality in professional sport.
The world is generally not safe for women. But some projects in North Africa provide a glimpse of hope as the world marks the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
It's simple: sexist language should be considered just as unacceptable as racist and homophobic language.
Tech accelerator programmes have even lower numbers of women than the industry as a whole.
The Bachelor is the perfect screen depiction of the male fantasy of scantily clad women pillow-fighting for his affections.
South Africa’s violence against women ranks as one of the worst in the world. As much as 40-50% of women in the country have suffered intimate partner violence.
We must place the responsibility for preventing assault firmly on men's shoulders.
While gender inequality is a pervasive problem in academia, there is a home in universities for women right now. Here's how to make it a happy one.
If a misogynistic atmosphere is allowed to prevail in men’s individual and team sports, then all the platitudes about sport being a socially positive force stand exposed.
Shouting past each other via different kinds of media isn't going to help researchers -- from éminences grises to new postdocs -- effectively work together on issues in the field of science.
Some of the harassment women face while playing video games could be due to bully tactics employed by lower status men.
Cyberhate would deny women their full democratic rights as citizens, yet this is trivialised and dismissed – just as sexual violence, discrimination and workplace harassment have been for decades.
The killing of nine people in Charleston's AME Church was motivated by racism, first and foremost, but also sexism.
Sir Tim Hunt's careless comments about women in the lab may have proven a boon to feminism in science by attracting attention to sexism in science.
Hunt's resignation as honorary professor at University College London must not be the end of the debate over gender in science.
Tim Hunt should have realised that his "light-hearted" comment about the "trouble with girls" was going to offend.
Social biases like racism and sexism can be weakened after a good night's sleep, suggests study.