Do gender diversity initiatives reflect women’s career aspirations?
Research shows gender diverse organisations perform better, but this will require businesses to fix gender balance initiatives
Without women in strategic positions, renewable energy projects are at risk of being inappropriate, or even failing.
‘A Sorcerer Comes to a Peasant Wedding,’ a 19th-century painting by Russian artist Vassily Maximov.
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The idea of a ‘witch’ was usually female in Western Europe, but not so in Orthodox Russia – partly because of the period’s rigid social hierarchies.
A woman describes being abused sexually by a Southern Baptist minister, outside the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in June 2019, in Birmingham, Ala.
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Accused men were protected by the SBC while the women who dared to speak up were called sluts, adulteresses, Jezebels and even agents of Satan. A scholar of evangelicalism writes about this culture.
The gender pay gap for faculty in Canadian universities is significant and persistent.
Over the course of a career and retirement, gender pay gaps lead to a difference of roughly half-a-million dollars for women professors relative to their male counterparts.
Emile Bernard’s 1888 painting ‘Madeleine in the Bois d'Amour.’
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Your background and life experiences seep into the mind’s eye, quietly shaping whether you believe your dreams can come true.
The vast majority of high-profile big tech whistleblowers in recent years have been women.
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Frances Haugen, Timnit Gebru and Janneke Parrish are at the forefront of a group of high-profile women calling out big tech. Is there a connection between their gender and their role as whistleblowers?
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to parliament via video link from COVID isolation during budget day.
Only by requiring state agencies to budget and plan for gender equity can genuine well-being be achieved for New Zealand’s women.
Apps for tracking reproductive health are convenient, but the data they collect could be used against you.
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Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. Now that abortion may become illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.
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Women don’t want to ‘intimidate’ a man through their photos – but this is just one way they are hiding their true selves.
Women often face increased risk when using public transport, especially alone.
Research shows apps designed to make journeys more environmentally friendly aren’t considering women’s transport needs.
One of the reigning myths that helps maintain the orgasm gap is that there are inherent gender differences for why men and women have sex.
Like other gender gaps, it is important to continue pushing past individual explanations and understand the gender gap in orgasms as a form of gender inequality.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides and has sparked scientific revolutions.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides, sparked scientific revolutions and has been at the centre of wars.
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Many young Indonesian Muslim women turn to Muslim self-help books to get ready to take on the roles as ‘pious and good’ wives.
Nigerian women greet each other at St. Charles Catholic Church in Ngurore, Nigeria, on Feb. 17, 2019.
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Women’s contributions to global Christianity are immense, but scholars’ understanding is hampered by limited data.
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War is a gender issue in many ways, but the coverage of Ukraine shows how the portrayals of men and women are changing.
In ‘Minx,’ a young feminist teams up with a pornographer to launch an erotic magazine with male nude centerfolds.
Often described as a sign of progressivism and gender equality, they’re neither.
Tsvi Reiter, Yvonne Reiter and Hei Le participate in Yvonne’s bat mitzvah ceremony, which was performed over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Judith Kaplan became the first American bat mitzvah in 1922. The Jewish coming-of-age ceremony has become more popular for girls ever since.
‘Inventing Anna’ is based on Anna Sorokin, who in this photo appears in the New York State Supreme Court on grand larceny charges.
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What is it about Anna Delvey and Simon Leviev and how do gender and gender relations play a role in their schemes?
Nigeria needs a new constitution to address its multi-faceted problems.