Director Taika Waititi’s new Thor: Love and Thunder features a female superhero, but again struggles to transcend the stereotypes of a genre where the male fan base still decides the rules.
Girls report not feeling clever enough to take physics.
Could it be that girls aren’t pursuing jobs in computer science and engineering because society has told them that’s not what they want to do? Three scholars weigh in.
She never ages. Her visage morphs. And yet women used to write letters to this brainchild of advertising executives, a cultural icon who still looms large in the nation’s imagination.
We spoke to 332 Year 3 students about what they want to be when they grow up. Some responses raised alarms.
We reviewed research into gender stereotypes and biases in early childhood, and found gender as a social category develops early in life, and insight into some gender stereotypes begins early.
Science fields are improving at being more inclusive. But explicit and implicit barriers still hold women back from advancing in the same numbers as men to the upper reaches of STEM academia.
Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
A gender-justice researcher reviewed the entire newly released government sexuality education resource for teachers. She found several significant problems.
Women need to know what opportunities exist for them in the construction industry.
Both male and female observers are susceptible to the false belief that women exaggerate their pain.
Children take their lead from their parents. And it is, after all parents, not teachers, who have regular, long-term contact with children from birth onwards.
Experts reviewed the literature on climate change and gender in developing countries, and found many unhelpful, outdated assumptions are still kicking around.
Reform of New Zealand’s abusive gymnastics culture offers an opportunity to improve women’s sports in general.
The Australian Association of National Advertisers’ new code of ethics improves standards for mainstream advertising but leaves a big loophole in social influencer marketing.
To distill the violent insurrection at the US Capitol into a tale of angry male rage is to overlook the threat that women in the mob posed.
The 2020 campaign showed voters how the candidates and their campaigns modeled gender roles differently. That has implications for who can be president in the future.
The country has built a fairly good reputation for well-functioning, democratic governance.
Although society portrays a woman who earns a living as free and empowered, outdated values and stereotypes still promote discrimination against female breadwinners.
The media’s muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.