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Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

2020 campaign shows the more women run, the more they are...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she was depicted as “Mrs. Satan” in a political cartoon. When...

Serena Williams’ catsuit controversy evokes the battle over women wearing shorts

Deirdre Clemente, University of Nevada, Las Vegas At the French Open, Serena Williams wore a custom-made black catsuit. On August 24, the president of the...

How one ‘Rosie the Riveter’ poster won out over all the...

Sarah Myers, Saint Francis University and G. Kurt Piehler, Florida State University Seventy-five years ago, Norman Rockwell’s painting of Rosie the Riveter appeared on the...

What about young men who are having unwanted sex?

Jessie Ford, New York University Time Magazine recently featured “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 “Person of the Year,” a nod to the countless women...

How a job acquires a gender (and less authority if it’s...

Sarah Thebaud, University of California, Santa Barbara and Laura Doering, McGill University “I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in...

Scandals at Uber and Fox show dangers of letting macho cultures...

Bert Spector, Northeastern University Most of us have probably seen the video of Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick scolding one of his own drivers,...

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Bullying, violence, intimidation and suicide – why it’s time to rediscover...

By Ian Cummins, University of Salford The huge increase in suicides in prison, along with violence and instances of poor care, demonstrate the sorry state...