Not all human societies throughout history have been patriarchal.
Does a journalist’s gender matter if their job is to speak truth to power? It shouldn’t but until recently did. A new book, Through Her Eyes, tells the stories of our women foreign correspondents.
Women have assumed different roles in alt-right movements, including organizing protests, spreading misinformation and organizing militias.
Gender equality was at the forefront of all discussions at the government’s jobs summit - but it was also a reminder there is still a long way to go.
The evidence shows they are highly valued sources of support, connections and opportunities.
Employers can foster equity in the workplace by relaxing current dress codes or providing employees with individual thermostat control and other means to improve their comfort.
Former president Bourguiba’s standing as father of Tunisian feminism has come under scrutiny.
The pandemic lockdown added a big teaching load; female academics also found themselves having to play more of a nurturing role.
The Chrisland Schools incident shows how the media allows males to get away with actions that females cannot.
Sexual violence against women and girls in Nigeria’s northeastern region persists because of the Nigerian government’s lax response to cases of sexual offences.
From Barbados to Finland, we’ve seen women’s leadership on climate bring fair, innovative and ambitious policies.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa face challenges which make them additionally vulnerable to climate change.
Our new research casts a harsh light on the realities of working in film and television.
Two new books examine the life and legacy of an inspiring poet whose work resisted patriarchal constraints.
As a women’s rights activist, Nina Otero-Warren fought for the right for women to vote in New Mexico. Now, her image is featured on the US quarter.
Study after study has shown that men tend to be more willing to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Why some men rise to the occasion – and others don’t – has been a bit trickier to pin down.
In democratic contexts, getting women into work empowers them. In autocracies like Ethiopia’s, this doesn’t hold. We found out why.
In urbanising communities in sub-Saharan Africa, women cooking primarily with charcoal and wood had approximately 50% higher odds of likely depression than those cooking with gas.
As crops fail in the rising heat, men are leaving many rural areas for migrant work in cities. Women are left to tend to the farming in increasingly dangerous conditions.
Offering free pregnancy tests, sonograms and counseling, the pregnancy help movement maintains more than 2,700 resource centers throughout the United States.