When academics were asked to draw, write and reflect on their career journeys, the results were revealing. While men were free to focus on their careers, the picture was more complicated for women.
A survey of 251 women engineers who graduated from college in the 1970s sheds light on the experiences of these professional pioneers.
Student experience or satisfaction surveys are not a reliable guide to teaching performance. Even worse, anonymous survey responses are at times little better than university-facilitated hate speech.
The problem of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa is structural and fuelled by inequalities that transect race, class, gender, sexuality and age.
Even though The Chair confronts some of the tougher realities of higher education, the world it depicts is still rosier than the reality.
The language in job postings may be hampering the efforts of organizations in male-dominated industries to create more gender-diverse workforces.
Science is not egalitarian. Top researchers get more credit and funding than lesser-known scientists. The long-held practices creating inequality also amplify gender disparities that hold back women.
Digital assistants have been defaulted to having female voices because of how developers and coders view women’s labour.
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.
Denying people the right to opt out of the traditional court system conflicts with the notion of customary law as a voluntary and consensual system of law.
Ecology needs to be more inclusive of research from the global South and by women, to create a balanced view of the world.
The dreadful statistics coming out of India are not just numbers – they relate to people and to suffering.
Both male and female observers are susceptible to the false belief that women exaggerate their pain.
Even the Oxford English Dictionary contains traces of sexism – it’s little wonder that our translation tools do too.
The lack of recognition of sex differences in biology and medicine is a huge issue science has only recently begun to rectify.
A new study found that while becoming a father gave men more leadership opportunities, becoming a mother diminished them for women.
Dutch parents worked more and had less leisure time – particularly if they were women.
The media’s muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.
With Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination, Trump has fulfilled his pledge to replace the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a woman. But female judges don’t all decide alike any more than male judges do.
As they prepare for the final TV leaders’ debate, Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins share the same challenge: overcoming voter perceptions based on masculine definitions of leadership.