Some horror films explore women’s struggles for empowerment, sexual freedom and self-fulfilment. Six movies show the ghost, bride, mother, vampiress, witch and monster as guises of vengeful women.
East Germany strongly encouraged mothers to participate in the labour market full-time, whereas West Germany propagated a more tradition male breadwinner model.
If governments are looking for a post-pandemic "baby boom" to help populations grow, then they should increase the amount and duration of paid parental leave for both mums and partners.
Is it right to visit family members during the pandemic, even if they say they don't want you to come? Philosophy may hold the answer.
About half of incarcerated women in the United States are mothers to children under age 18. Natural spaces within a prison can help maintain their mother-child bonds.
From Madonna and child to fierce matriarch, mothers have appeared in frame since photography began – even it sometimes they are just part of the furniture.
One anthropologist found 1,072 similar words for 'mom' and 'dad' in the world's languages. It turns out a mix of biology, culture and encouragement from parents explains this phenomenon.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
In many sub-Saharan African countries, 20% of mothers have suffered the death of a child, a new study finds. In Mali, Liberia and Malawi, it's common for mothers to lose two children.
Self-isolation and physical distancing only add to the problems for mothers with an intellectual disability who are at risk of failing to get the help they need.
The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
Ads depicting mothers in the UK and Australia between 1950 and 2010 continue to limit maternal knowledge to the domestic sphere and reinforce gender stereotypes of 'professional' expertise
Most UK workplaces aren't set up for women to breastfeed, so is it any wonder rates are so low.
One in four Australians is overweight or obese by the time they reach adolescence, but it's difficult to predict who is at risk. These three questions can help.
While not all men are willing to become involved in women and children’s health, some situations force them take on 'women’s work'.
Clicker training and treats aren't the way to raise a healthy and happy child.
Research shows if time out is used occasionally, briefly and the child understands the process, it can be a useful parenting tool for kids aged two to eight.
The myth that women are superior multitaskers has just been busted. So, let's divide work in and out of the home so women aren't left running themselves ragged.
Postpartum psychosis affects one to two mothers in every 1,000 births but specialist help in the UK is seriously lacking.