Universities are still patriarchal institutions, with men dominating senior leadership positions. Systemic mechanisms are needed to ensure all our future leaders are able to flourish.
Authors writing for Nature journals will also need to separate sex and gender data, so it can’t just be lumped in with other results.
The latest data shows early access to super in the pandemic widened the retirement savings gap between men and women. Housing affordability is a serious problem, but depleting super isn’t the answer.
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.
Zero-sum competitive environments that set up winners and losers may be less appealing to women.
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A focus on raw intellectual talent may unintentionally create a cutthroat workplace culture. New research suggests women’s preference to avoid that environment may contribute to gender gaps in some fields.
Team Ireland at the FIFA Womens World Cup UEFA qualifiers.
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Recent developments in pay parity show a promising future for women’s sport.
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.
Academics in all areas have deep concerns about their ability to undertake research during the pandemic and the flow-on effects of this. Women and early career researchers were particularly hard hit.
Women look on as NDP leader Jagmeet Singh arrives for a morning campaign announcement in Essex, Ont.
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There is no easy path to power for any political party without the support of women. Has the CPC narrowed the gender gap with Liberals this election? It’s unlikely.
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.
Inequality has cost women the benefits of thousands of “lost” medical inventions.
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Boosting the number of female inventors isn’t just a matter of fairness. Inventions by men are more likely to ignore women’s needs.
An analysis of data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has found the gender gap in maths tests increased where papers contained more multiple choice questions.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Finance Minister Grant Robertson on budget day: well-being for all?
There were no specific initiatives for women’s work in the budget, leaving New Zealand trailing Australia when it comes to gender balance.
You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
Flexible arrangements might help women maintain a work-life balance, but can also weaken their position in the labour market and lose them earnings in the long term.
Women who work outside the home in Papua New Guinea often continue shouldering the same domestic and child care responsibilities as before.
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A new study explores how feelings of relative poverty can negatively affect gender dynamics among households.
Dutch parents worked more and had less leisure time – particularly if they were women.
economist Danielle Wood on Australia’s ‘blokey’ budget.
This week Michelle Grattan talks to Grattan Institute CEO Danielle Wood about the 'blokey' budget
With the right encouragement, girls could become the future stars of coding.
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A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Teaching loads, family responsibilities and lack of research resources and mentors have hampered the progress of women in universities. And when the pandemic hit, it made the situation worse.