According to a new paper, society’s expectations about gender roles alter the human brain at the cellular level.
Nima Doma Sherpa and Furdiki Sherpa are two Nepali Sherpa women who hope to conquer Mount Everest next month in an attempt to fight taboo and social stigma.
In a study published in the European Sociological Review, findings suggest that women are just as likely to earn less than men when they work under a female supervisor.
World Relief is helping women in Burundi to manage their own money, and subsequently lift their communities out of poverty.
The availability of affordable childcare varies considerably depending on where you live.
According to UNESCO, even though the number of women in STEM has increased in recent years, they still only account for about 30% of the world's researchers. To change this, teenage girl...
Astronaut Christina Koch is due to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, remaining in orbit on board the International Space Station until February, said NASA.
A new study reveals communal leadership traits — like being tolerant and cooperative — are viewed as desirable but ultimately superfluous add-ons. It's these traits that are generally lab...
Some 10% of girls in Britain have been unable to afford sanitary products.
Environmental problems are accelerating far more quickly than sustainable solutions but to design sustainable future ways of living, a shift in economic priorities is needed.
Chile joins Peru as the second country in Latin America where street sexual harassment has a legal definition making it a specific crime.
Teen and adolescent girls are often embarrassed or reluctant to talk about violence, while some schools and parents resist teaching about violent relationships.
Wharton's Olivia S. Mitchell, MSU's Lisa D. Cook and Judith Chevalier from Yale University discuss the effects of gender and racial biases in the field of economics.
For years, controversy swirled around the club over its long-standing tradition of not admitting women as members, drawing outrage from women's groups.
The two new laws criminalise taking 'upskirt' images where the purpose is to obtain sexual gratification, or to cause humiliation, distress or alarm