By surveying over 100 people in academic medicine, a researcher found that women are consistently excluded from important networking activities like watching sports, drinking at bars and playing golf.
One policy expert says we need a royal commission into ‘what the hell is going on’ with the gender pay gap.
When researchers examined the outcomes for cases to discharge student loan debt, they found that judges are often biased against people based on their gender and other factors.
Some countries report higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among men. This might be due to underreporting among women with limited health access.
The inaugural chair of the ACCC says Gina Cass-Gottlieb’s experience opposing the ACCC in court will prove invaluable, and that it’s time to appoint a lawyer as chair.
As Western and Indonesian academics continue to engage in co-operation, we should find common ways of counteracting discrimination, including discriminatory practices against the LGBT community.
Existing gender and ethnic pay gaps in the public service complicate using wage restraint to improve the lot of the lowest paid.
South Africa frequently invokes its celebrated constitution that is based on human rights, but has often failed to live up to its ideals.
Some AI systems make faulty assumptions about women and nonwhite men, which can lead to misdiagnoses. Overcoming this bias takes legal, regulatory and technical fixes.
Afghan women interviewed about current talks between the government and the Taliban say, ‘There is no going back.’ Taliban fundamentalist rule in the 1990s forced women into poverty and subservience.
Reform of New Zealand’s abusive gymnastics culture offers an opportunity to improve women’s sports in general.
Trans and non-binary people often avoid seeing a doctor because they fear discrimination. Health professionals need better training to provide gender-affirming care.
Reasons why women’s voices are ignored in science reporting range from socio-cultural influences that inform gender norms, to perceptions of leadership and political power structures.
Both male and female employees report reacting more negatively to criticism from a woman, which has implications for the success of women in leadership roles such as Citigroup’s incoming CEO.
COVID-19 is shedding light on the impact of poverty, inequality and unemployment. This includes hardships women face and the burden placed on them to manage responsibilities every day.
Federal law now protects lesbians, gay men and transgender people from being fired or otherwise discriminated against at work. But there are more questions and court cases to come about their rights.
Women with less income and less education may be hurt most by gender discrimination.
An economics professor investigates why college men are more likely to push back when they don’t get the grades they want.
As CEOs, women have it tougher than men. Their severance deals prove it.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.