John Glenn would have turned 100 on July 18, 2021. Today’s space program is a giant leap more inclusive than when he made his pioneering orbit of the Earth in 1962.
The tabletop role-playing game scene once epitomized by ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ has seen new game genres emerge where people experiment and play with solutions to structural inequalities.
A gender-justice researcher reviewed the entire newly released government sexuality education resource for teachers. She found several significant problems.
Pupils who are victimised at school tend to perform poorly academically, are regularly absent from school, suffer psychological trauma and may eventually drop out of school.
Findings show that income transfer programmes must operate in deliberate coordination with ancillary social service institutions to deliver the maximum benefits for women’s empowerment.
Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.
A genderqueer sociologist offers tips to disrupt gender-based discrimination in childhood.
Reasons why women’s voices are ignored in science reporting range from socio-cultural influences that inform gender norms, to perceptions of leadership and political power structures.
Recognizing the influence of evolution on behavior and gender norms suggests ways to reduce gender inequality in leadership in the real world.
Even though the spouse escort policy carries good intentions, we found during our study that it constituted a barrier to care in numerous ways.
Study presents a model that can be scaled to improve learning outcomes and transition rates for young people living in urban informal settlements.
Despite both parents now being at home, the likelihood is that much of the ‘domestic’ work will still land squarely on the shoulders of the women of the house.
You don't have to be labelled with a mental illness to seek help.
In urban Namibia, performance poetry provides a safe space for women to share their experiences and challenge traditional ideas.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Over 60% of girls in Ethiopia are married by the age of 18. Many don’t have support in negotiating with their husbands and families to take control of their own fertility.
Nutrition policies offer the chance for us to think differently about men and women’s roles in society.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
Evangelicals who were taught as children that Christians abstain from sex until marriage are coming out and revealing the dark side of the so-called ‘purity movement.’
Interventions to prevent and address sexual and gender-based violence in eastern DR Congo often reinforce traditional gender stereotypes