It can happen at work, on the street or at home – even by the people who love us. Everyday sexism might be hard to pin down, but it's pervasive and creates an additional layer of stress for women.
The contested law also defines the jurisdiction of traditional leaders in terms of territory. But traditional community boundaries are actually set by personal relationships.
Que sera, sera? Well, maybe not. Nothing says that women have to accept the status quo. Doris Day spoke out about wife-beating in an era in which it wasn't accepted. Surely there are lessons.
New research suggests women-led startups can experience more rapid employment growth than those run by men in certain scenarios.
Why the government's post-Brexit immigration proposals are particularly bad for women.
In most states, employers aren't required to accommodate the unique needs of pregnant women except in limited circumstances.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
At a time when discussions about tech companies revolve around algorithms making automated decisions, the walkout gives Google a thousand human faces.
Expecting algorithms to perform perfectly might be asking too much of ourselves.
Before she became a Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s work as an attorney in the 1970s fundamentally changed the court’s approach to women's rights and how we think about women – and men.
Senators followed a playbook familiar to millions of women. In promoting men, companies and other organizations have frequently brushed aside allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
A revolt by women at the world’s largest sport brand revealed what companies and many others still don't understand about the nature of workplace harassment.
The 10,300 women serving in fire departments across the US face ill-fitting gear, hostility and sexism. But in the end, they say, people "don't care you're a woman when their house is on fire.'
Americans' widespread belief that they live in a meritocracy where anyone can get ahead actually makes inequality even worse, particularly in terms of gender.
Media reporting on women in the military plays an important role in cultural change. Recent research shows Australian newspapers focus on scandal and place responsibility on the women involved.
The gender pay gap at Canadian universities cannot be explained away as the holdover from discrimination of long ago. It's high time universities valued male and female professors equally.
The stock market is littered with metaphors made by and for men, so it's no wonder women don't feel as comfortable in investing.
The share of board seats held by women varies dramatically across the country, from none in Alaska to close to half in New Mexico. A few key policies may make all the difference.