Women made gains in Congress this election cycle, but they are still underrepresented compared to their share of the population.
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.
Women in visible leadership positions are subject to personal attacks as less competent and reliable than their male colleagues. Acknowledging this double standard is the first step in addressing it.
Fewer cases, fewer deaths and earlier lockdowns were in evidence across nations with female figureheads.
In a new book, Julia Gillard, Hillary Clinton and other high-profile female leaders speak plainly about the challenges women face at the very top of politics.
Germany, New Zealand and Taiwan share a common trait beyond having women in the top job.
After the Christchurch mosque shootings, New Zealand's prime minister didn't start a war on terror. She covered her head, cried, paid for funerals and passed gun control. Is it because she's a woman?
South Africa has a long history of women at the helm of its foreign affairs ministry but this hasn't translated into a gender balanced foreign policy environment
Women in Ethiopia are shaking the foundations of the country's political framework by taking on powerful positions.
Women in the DRC are much more than victims of violence and coming together to effect change.
Activists often face intransigent regimes and ruthless warlords. But women can use traditional insights into femininity and motherhood for political mobilisation and resistance.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
There often appears to be a double standard in how voters and pundits evaluate the candidates. Being perceived as a leader may have a lot to do with it.
The ability to acknowledge and display vulnerability is well-known hallmark of strong leadership. Why do we still reject it when we see it?
Studies can't predict an individual's behavior. But meta-analyses of social science research turn up differences in men's versus women's leadership styles, on average.
David Morrison being unofficially anointed a "Warrior for Women", reflects the belief that women need male champions in order to succeed.
Men outnumber women almost two-to one in senior academic positions in Australia's universities. But there is a way that female academics can play a vital role in bridging that gap.
Staggeringly slow progress keeps women out of power and out of the top jobs.
Instead of award ceremonies for high achievers, let's recognise the women struggling to get by at work.
There are many different ways to try to boost numbers -- but they all require at least some effort.