More women are making appearances in the news media, and this is due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is not all good news: women are interviewed about the effects of the pandemic on their lives.
The 2018 murder of Rio city councilwoman Marielle Franco inspired record numbers of Black women to get involved in politics. Winning proved harder – but it isn't the only point of their campaigns.
An ex-minister named John Lyford arrived at the nascent colony hoping for a fresh start. But he couldn't escape his past.
Women continue to be stereotyped as passive and meek. For this reason, international courts often let women war criminals off the hook.
Our two-year study explores how female writers and journalists use online platforms to engage in gender activism, and how they navigate the challenges and opportunities that come with digital media.
There is a renewed discussion about the role of News Corp in Australia. But so far, this is ignoring how the Murdoch press is particularly hostile towards female politicians.
The 2020 US election is a battle of two masculinities – one authoritarian, the other paternalistic.
Researchers posed as constituents and emailed 3,685 legislators in 11 countries in Europe and Latin America to ask for help. Responsiveness varied by gender by up to 13 percentage points.
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.
Confidence matters for men's job promotion prospects.
But for women, it's a different story.
While some progress has been made toward gender equality in the research world, the coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that the old models are never far away and can re-emerge.
In north India, there is a particular history of purchasing brides from other states. We tell just some of their stories here.
Those designing smart energy systems must take gender into account.
The preexisting gender inequalities put women at a higher risk of coronavirus.
Fellowships should recognise that women may have different responsibilities when it comes to domestic chores and care of the family. This influences their academic opportunities and career choices.
Why are women and people of colour under-represented in politics? Part of the problem is strategic discrimination, or concern about other people's biases.
It's comforting to blame California's wildfires on human stupidity. But this hides a very uncomfortable truth.
Increasingly outlandish gender reveal parties align perfectly with the values of an economy that's always scrolling for the next best thing.
Only 7% of the total research produced between 2013 and 2017 in Indonesia took gender and minority perspectives into account.
Concerned about the state of marriage – and thus the ability of whites to procreate – eugenicists were behind some of the earliest modern marriage manuals.