In a survey of 600 members of the screen industry, 74% of carers felt their caring responsibilities had a negative impact on their career. Of these, 86% were women.
For decades, academics have been portrayed as brilliant, heroic men on our cinema screens. It's time to tell the story of more heroic female scholars. Here are some suggestions.
Large gaps in the representation of women in science careers later in life are not due to lack of ability in the classroom.
Since 2016, women's colleges have seen an uptick in enrollment. We asked the leaders of three women's colleges – Bryn Mawr, Douglass College and St Kate's – to explain the attraction.
If you already write for The Conversation, thank you! But less than 30% of story pitches to our Science and Technology section come from women.
New data show that while the gender gap on housework is narrowing, women still carry the load.
The evidence suggests the impact of CEOs on company performance isn't enough to justify their sky-high pay, which is really based more on a culture of power and privilege.
The shocking lack of gender balance is not just bad for women. It's doing the public a major disservice.
Women make up the majority of arts consumers and employees, but men dominate at every level of arts leadership.
Since 2017, only 13% of full-length works by Australia's major dance companies have been choreographed by women.
A range of pressures are forcing companies to consider being more open about pay structures, levels and gaps. What are the risks and potential benefits of being more transparent?
While much is being done to increase the number of women working in science, new research shows it could take many, many years to reach parity with men.
Single women borrowed heavily in the run-up to the financial crisis, ensuring they suffered the most in its fallout. Will history repeat itself?
More women are making it to the boardroom but are often promoted to an untenable and precarious leadership position.
Canadian women are under-represented in politics and are hesitant to run for office for myriad reasons. Here's what needs to be done, especially at the municipal level, to get more women in office.
Frances McDormand's inspirational Oscars speech could lead to more diversity in the industry. But you can’t be inclusive at the top if minorities can’t gain a foothold in the first place.
About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Amazon, like the entire tech sector, has suffered from a lack of diversity in its workforce. This trend is likely to continue when it opens a second headquarters in one of 20 cities.
Good Girls Revolt, One Mississippi and I Love Dick are all female led dramas cancelled by Amazon.
Gender bias is an ongoing problem in the visual arts. Change is needed at every level to tackle it.