New Zealand's honours system has come a long way since colonial times. But a glaring gender imbalance reminds us of its historical origins.
Many surveys aren’t designed in a way that captures the true diversity of gender identification.
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The proportion was the largest the study's authors had ever seen.
In Morocco, most women’s lives, choices and mobility are controlled by men.
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In Morocco, the COVID-19 pandemic has burdened women with more housework and duties at home, and violence against them has risen.
There’s virtually no association between self-esteem and sexual behavior.
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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.
Today’s sex scenes are, first and foremost, fun.
Some critics are complaining that sex scenes have vanished from cinema. But they're still very much present – in all their awkward, perverse glory.
Few Americans would care about how to best accommodate transgender athletes if they weren’t winning events.
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Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don't seem appropriate. But that's exactly what legislation seeks to do.
Ultra-Orthodox women have become the primary breadwinners in their families.
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A Jewish studies scholar discusses the societal changes that women are leading in ultra-Orthodox communities.
Young women are on the front lines of the anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, defying traditional gender roles.
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Myanmar's culture values men over women – and the military, which staged a Feb. 1 coup, brutally enforces the patriarchy. But Gen Z democracy activists are busting stereotypes with their struggle.
Women make smoked fishes - locally called Okporoko - at Egede informal settlement in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible.
How women describe themselves, and whom they engage romantically with, is changing.
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Women's sexual identities and behaviors are changing in ways men's are not.
Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child’s mental health and happiness.
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A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
Transgender medicine uses a multidisciplinary approach to help trans youth live happier lives.
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Transgender youth have a number of research-backed medical options available to them. The multidisciplinary approach ranges from promoting family support to hormone treatments to surgery.
China’s Zhang Weili, on the right, has helped grow the popularity of the UFC in her native country.
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The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
Why do we perceive female robots as more human than male robots?
Virtual assistants and robots are frequently given female attributes. To curb the massive use of such gendering in AI, we need to better understand the deep roots of this phenomenon.
Men and women underestimate women’s pain – and overestimate the pain of men.
Both male and female observers are susceptible to the false belief that women exaggerate their pain.
Regional inequality has been a key theme in British politics since the Brexit referendum.
Differences between regions has been a major political theme in recent years and it shows in the polling.
The booming activewear industry markets an idealised feminine form and lifestyle, but women have also been liberated by its functional and versatile clothing.
In criminology, there are many theories to account for why men are more likely than women to commit crimes – and they may hold the key to changing those figures.
Leaders can make rules in a pandemic, but it takes everyone’s compliance for them to work.
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A new study finds egalitarian nations have had fewer COVID-19 deaths than individualistic ones like the US, a new study finds. But women's leadership may have something to do with their success, too.
Young people say they are concerned about their careers, with fewer opportunities for skills development and less established networks.
A year of working from home has become normalised for many jobs. We're now learning a great deal about its effects on the workforce and our lives.