Despite both parents now being at home, the likelihood is that much of the 'domestic' work will still land squarely on the shoulders of the women of the house.
While male and female prisoners at Auschwitz faced the same ultimate fate – torture, forced labor and near-certain death – women sometimes reacted differently to Nazi captivity.
In the past, maintaining physical distance was an important aspect of public life – and clothes played a big role.
Rapid motorisation has made the Indonesian city of Solo prioritise policies to support motorised vehicles, paying little attention to cycling and marginalising poor women.
When fans place a bet, it motivates them to watch a sport and root for a team they might otherwise have little interest in.
Since 2000, 89 new women have come to power in countries around the world – but the US still lags behind.
Recent research explores how women 'dress defensively' to avoid the aggression of other women.
Despite recommendations from the Child Abuse Royal Commission that church leaders develop measures to increase women’s participation and status in the church, the opposite is occurring.
In urban Namibia, performance poetry provides a safe space for women to share their experiences and challenge traditional ideas.
An expert in domestic violence and abuse explains how you can help those you are worried about.
It's dehumanising when cartoonists use images of sexual violence to make broad-brush comments about society.
Small business grants are supposed to help Colombia's disarmed FARC fighters start new lives as entrepreneurs. But interviews with 12 female ex-insurgents suggests the government plan may fail women.
A round-the-clock strike of Muslim women in a working-class neighborhood of Delhi is India's most enduring pocket of resistance to religious discrimination, inequality and gender violence.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
Men seem less comfortable celebrating their friendships – to their own detriment.
In countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain, it's now official policy that women should go to college and work outside the home. But cultural pressure to marry and have kids remains strong.
Historically, indigenous people celebrated a girl's transition to womanhood with a year-long ritual. Many such ritual practices were made 'illegal' by the US and Canadian governments.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
Women who lived in more deprived neighbourhoods during the first 18 years of their lives were nearly 40% more likely to experience partner violence in early adulthood.