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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...

Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay, teachers...

Kyle Greenwalt, Michigan State University Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part...

Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect –...

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong and María de la Macarena Iribarne González, University of Wollongong Wearing green bandannas and dousing police in pink glitter,...

Saudi women are fighting for their freedom – and their hard-won...

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Saudi women will soon be allowed to obtain passports and travel without the permission of a male relative. This new regulation,...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

Caitlin Killian, Drew University Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing a headscarf...

Women’s higher education was pioneered by evangelical Christian leaders

Andrea L. Turpin, Baylor University Southern Baptist Convention leader Paige Patterson was asked to step down early Wednesday morning following a meeting of the board...

Very few women oversee US companies. Here’s how to change that

Yannick Thams, Suffolk University; Bari Bendell, Suffolk University, and Siri Terjesen, American University Women’s participation in the labor force has soared over the past 50...

Macron and Trudeau shouldn’t be so proud of appointing women to...

Malliga Och, Idaho State University Appointing a gender-parity Cabinet seems to be the thing to do if you are a rising, progressive and male political...

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When cringeworthy gifts are worse than inconsiderate

Deborah Y. Cohn, New York Institute of Technology Ever wondered why your mom bought you that inexplicable thing? You’re not alone. I have spent years doing...