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Jan30
2023

Trans Queenslanders who want to change the gender on their birth certificate need surgery. That's set to change

The proposed changes to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Act would bring Queensland into line with most of Australia.Readmore

Jan26
2023

Two women university vice-chancellors to tackle gender-based violence in higher education

Unisa's Professor Puleng LenkaBula, as well as her Nelson Mandela University counterpart, Professor Sibongile Muthwa, were appointed this week by Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Dr Blade Nzimande.Readmore

Jan12
2023

Protesters storm McGill University talk on sex vs. gender, shutting it down

Advocates say debating trans women's rights is harmful to all womenReadmore

Jan24
2023

Existing Gender Stereotypes Need to be Challenged to Ensure Equality

Gender equality is imperative to ascertain inclusive socio-economic development and needs a change in the societal mindset. The sex ratio of a country is the primary indicator of equality and is a direct indicator of the status and welfare of women. A chaReadmore

Jan19
2023

Bristol academic's research on gender issues recognised

A Bristol academic's research into gender issues has been recognised with a prestigious award.Readmore

Jan06
2023

Ukraine’s need for women in war conflicts with nation’s gender norms, VCU professor’s new research finds

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky declared that Ukraine would operate under martial law after Russian troops invaded in February 2022. While the war in Ukraine has changed many facets of Ukrainian life, this decision also changed women’s role in UkReadmore

Jan17
2023

The Gender Gap is still a fight in the modernization era

Economic gender gap has been a concern around the globe which describes the disparity between different genders in society, and in turn the labor market and business world, including inequality of opportunity, pay, progression, and benefits.Readmore

Jan18
2023

'Game Of Thrones' Star Bella Ramsey Comes Out As Non-Binary And Gender Fluid

"Being gendered isn't something that I particularly like. But in terms of pronouns, I really couldn't care less," Bella Ramsey said.Readmore

Jan08
2023

The gaping gender gap in mental health

When it comes to mental health and suffering in silence, women continue to face challenges and it is imperative to end this culture because gender is increasingly becoming a critical determinant of mental health and mental illness.Readmore

Jan07
2023

A French town renamed, for gender equality

Calling a town “Pantine” for a year will not start or cement a feminist revolution. It will, however, underline that a lot still needs to change, if in the 21st century, this is still a man’s world.Readmore

Jan02
2023

Nearly 2000 Norwegians changed gender in the last decade

In the previous ten years, about 2000 Norwegians changed their gender. While politicians believe the development confirms that the change in the law was correct, critics fear it will cause great harm to young people.Readmore

Jan01
2023

California is now a sanctuary state for transgender kids

New law restricts California authorities from enforcing laws of other states aimed at criminalizing transgender health care for minors Readmore

Dec31
2022

Gender Equity In Newsrooms Would Be The Greatest Tribute To Barbara Walters

Legendary journalist Barbara Walters has died at age 93. In hundreds of statements and media interviews, top industry leaders and influential colleagues swiftly reacted to the news of her passing with fond reflections on how she impacted them, their indusReadmore

Dec30
2022

How new Title IX rules could affect California’s transgender and nonbinary students

New Title IX rules barring gender discrimination could put more responsibility on colleges to protect transgender and nonbinary students. But those students say creating welcoming campuses will require more than just policy.Readmore

Dec23
2022

UK PM Rishi Sunak says 'reasonable' to review controversial Scottish gender law

Rishi Sunak: The contentious legislation -- passed Thursday by the devolved Scottish parliament -- will make it easier and faster for people to change their gender officially.Readmore

Dec22
2022

Spain passes new transgender law, to allow anyone above 16 to change legal gender

The law also banned conversion therapies, established fines and punishments for attacks on LGBT people, and overturned a ban that prevented lesbian couples from registering their children under both parents’ namesReadmore

22 Dec
2022

Gender Recognition Reform Bill passed

The Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill has been supported by the Scottish Parliament. Readmore

21 Dec
2022

Swiss government comes out against third-gender option

The Swiss government has rejected the idea of introducing a third gender option or no-gender option for official records.Readmore

Sep07
2022

Without investment, gender equality will take nearly 300 years: UN report

Achieving full gender equality, one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), could take close to 300 years if the current rate of progress continues, according to a report published on Wednesday by UN Women and the UN Department of Economic and SocReadmore

Sep 21
2022

Gender equality by 2030? Those countries making most progress offer lessons on what to change

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022 projected that, at the current rate of progress, it will take 132 years to reach gender parity globally.Readmore

Dec13
2022

Trans women can take seats on public boards set aside for women, Scottish judge rules

Scotland’s highest court has ruled that transgender women should be included in legislation aimed at improving gender balance on public boards.Readmore

Nov25
2022

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Unresolved issues surrounding parliamentary quotas, and women’s participation in elections in Somalia were highlighted by UN Deputy...Readmore

Dec5
2022

How Japan can address challenges for female freelancers and business owners

In Japan, most of the government support for women relating to childbirth and childcare are only available to those employed by a company.Readmore

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