The gender wage gap persists even in the ‘sharing economy.’
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Even when they offer similar listings, female hosts tend to charge less than their male counterparts.
A study finds that stereotypes, systemic hurdles, and discriminatory policies and procedures persist more in European society than in Québec.
A survey on stereotypes and discrimination in the business world reveals major disparities between men and women.
Respectively 60.6% and 62% of women in Liberia and Sierra Leone have experienced at least one act of sexual violence in their life.
More than 40% are victims of violence at least once in their lifetime, according to research. This is likely the tip of the iceberg.
Many hunter gatherers have a long history of egalitarianism.
Not all human societies throughout history have been patriarchal.
The ‘othering’ of women through misogyny, racism and sexism in scholarship has had, and continues to have, serious consequences on women’s lives.
Women’s studies programs should continue to be supported to ensure the fight for women’s rights are not reversed or forgotten.
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If mining workplaces are anything to go by, the clean energy sector will have their work cut out for them to retain women in the workforce.
Serena Williams serves in her quarterfinal match during the 2019 Australian Open.
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There is no understating the impact Williams has had on the game itself. But her role in helping sports journalists reimagine the scope of their work is a key part of her enduring legacy.
In the aftermath of her dismissal, alleged statements about Lisa LaFlamme’s grey hair by CTV executives have ignited debates around the expectations placed on the physical appearance of women.
For many men, grey hair is just part of getting older, but for women, going grey can have major consequences.
‘The Salt of the Earth,’ made during the height of the post-World War II Red Scare, was blacklisted.
Inspired by real events, the films tackle issues of race, gender and class in ways that will resonate with many of today’s viewers.
The insidiousness of misogyny lies in not allowing women ownership of their bodies.
The incident at St. Xavier’s University in Kolkata amounts to gendered harassment.
England’s players celebrate winning the Women’s Euro 2022 at a fan event in Trafalgar Square.
This generation of players continues to experience sexism and racism.
Martha Karua addresses a rally. She is Raila Odinga’s running mate in Kenya’s August 2022 elections.
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Martha Karua’s selection as a deputy presidential candidate has helped put gender equality on the Kenyan election agenda.
The Stephen Leacock Medal is one of the few prizes for literary humour.
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We need to value the recognition of great Canadian comic writing and ensure it’s judged equitably.
Our new research casts a harsh light on the realities of working in film and television.
When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.
People have come forward in highly publicized stories speaking to experiences of sexism, sexual violence and silencing at the hands of hockey players and teams.
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We need to question how gender is understood, constructed and performed by hockey players, teams, coaches and organizations to truly change the culture.
Equating abortion with infanticide has a long history.
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Sensationalism is ingrained in any conversation about abortion because the issue has long stood in for the country’s deepest fears.
England player Beth Mead at the women’s World Cup semi-final against the US in 2019.
While things are improving for the women’s game in terms of equality, a series of depressing instances of blatant misogyny show there is a long way to go.
Labour’s deputy leader was forced to justify her own response to comments made about her.
Video calls often show people an image of themselves.
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Mirrors, selfies and knowing other people are looking at you all cause people to think of themselves as objects. Video calls are all three in one and are likely increasing the harms of self-objectification.