It’s a painful irony that a multi-billion pound industry, purporting to mirror real life is essentially erasing women’s stories from our screens.
In a webinar hosted by The Conversation, “Women’s Transformative Power in Higher Education and Beyond,” current leaders discussed how their predecessors have shaped higher education.
Ancient Christian and Jewish texts threatened women with hellfire if they stepped out of line – and those terrifying visions still resonate in U.S. society today.
The #MyOrthodoxLife movement challenges both mainstream and ultra-Orthodox media to tell more nuanced and complex stories about Jewish women.
One citation at a time, a professor and her students are crafting a more complete picture of Dante’s women.
Using data from the popular navigation app, researchers have pinpointed the areas of Lagos, Nigeria, where emergency obstetric care is most needed.
To combat the lack of resources for women’s mental health, women turn to the popular image-sharing network Instagram for access to information about mental health.
While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.
The negative cycle of sexual harassment is entrenched because not much is done about it when it is reported in newsrooms.
The average Nigerian woman or child faces a host of hindrances in accessing health services.
It is not just Joyce’s past behaviour that is a problem - it is the chronic under-representation of women in parliament. And this may come back to bite the Coalition.
Quota systems provide opportunities for more women to stand for election. But they’re not enough.
More than most other countries, the non-profit sector in Canada relies on government funding. Yet there is a shocking lack of transparency.
A new study finds that women are just as likely as men to assume something’s wrong with a woman who decides she wants to sleep with a handful of partners.
Diversity in STEM fields means higher quality research and innovation. To ensure that Canada can compete globally, marginalized students must be supported through STEM education and careers.
Women have been affected by the pandemic more than men in many ways. Policies should reflect this.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2021 World Food Prize for her work identifying small fish as valuable nutrition sources for developing countries.
There were no specific initiatives for women’s work in the budget, leaving New Zealand trailing Australia when it comes to gender balance.
Over the past 48 years, women in the US have married later, attained higher education and joined the workforce in record numbers. Could a conservative Supreme Court turn it all back?
The early years are when a child is most vulnerable, but it is also the time when effective interventions can deliver the biggest returns.