Denying people the right to opt out of the traditional court system conflicts with the notion of customary law as a voluntary and consensual system of law.
Ecology needs to be more inclusive of research from the global South and by women, to create a balanced view of the world.
The dreadful statistics coming out of India are not just numbers – they relate to people and to suffering.
Both male and female observers are susceptible to the false belief that women exaggerate their pain.
Even the Oxford English Dictionary contains traces of sexism – it's little wonder that our translation tools do too.
The lack of recognition of sex differences in biology and medicine is a huge issue science has only recently begun to rectify.
A new study found that while becoming a father gave men more leadership opportunities, becoming a mother diminished them for women.
Dutch parents worked more and had less leisure time – particularly if they were women.
The media's muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.
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.
As they prepare for the final TV leaders' debate, Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins share the same challenge: overcoming voter perceptions based on masculine definitions of leadership.
A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Each black person and woman may be an individual but, because they are black and women, they face obstacles which whites and men don’t.
For decades, scientists believed that only male birds sang. Then women entered the field and showed what their predecessors had missed.
The student loans system is just another source of financial gender inequality.
Reactions to Chrystia Freeland’s appointment as finance minister demonstrate how qualifications and arguments about merit are deployed to women’s disadvantage in politics.
Journal comments are responses to previously published articles. The gender disparity in the authorship of these comments both reflects and contributes to women's opportunities in scientific research.
Increased pressure on women academics caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is magnifying the fractured landscape of gender parity in academia.
Both sides of the debate over religious freedoms and LGBTQ rights use the language of equality and opposition to discrimination. It will be up to the courts to decide whose claim is stronger.
To afford sufficient protection to marginalised people in society - such as women in minority religious communities - the state must recognise and regulate religious marriages in a nuanced way.