PrEP enables adolescent girls and young women to protect themselves from HIV without having to convince a partner to use a condom at the time of sex.
Like other gender gaps, it is important to continue pushing past individual explanations and understand the gender gap in orgasms as a form of gender inequality.
Women in cities tend to get more walking done, which is beneficial to both their health and the climate. Making streets safer for cycling would give them greater access to cities too.
The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
The provision of better health services and social grants has aided rural women’s progress in South Africa, but there are still tremendous needs to be met.
The recent federal election could be a game-changer for organizational gender inequality. The proposed Canada-wide child-care strategy could have a profound impact.
The problem of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa is structural and fuelled by inequalities that transect race, class, gender, sexuality and age.
Greater urgency is needed in the response to pandemics, to end AIDS and to end COVID-19.
Despite the emancipation of women in China in 1949, sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace are still the norm.
At the heart of the issue for school children, parents, caregivers and teachers is to confront from a very young age the question of sex, sexuality and gender.
Over 15 seasons, 90% of all opera productions at The Royal Opera credited a male director.
Theatre is able to create a space for discussion about how and why women experience physical and emotional violence.
These appointments provoked debate in Uganda, reflecting both the constraints and the possibilities of women’s rights reform in an authoritarian country.
Promoting entrepreneurship will help reduce unemployment in South Africa. But the government has to step up its game.
In rural Kyrgyzstan, 1 in 3 marriages begins with an abduction. Older generations see this as a harmless tradition, but two brides have been killed since 2018. A study finds other problems, too.
The high-profile athlete’s struggles raise questions about society’s views on mental health, as well as the effects of race, gender and fame on well-being.
Policies are needed to prevent child marriage and protect women who marry as children from abusive relationships.
Quota systems provide opportunities for more women to stand for election. But they’re not enough.
You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
Pakistan’s president is facing a backlash for his comments on sexual violence against women.