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Mar 26
2023

How to create a more gender inclusive workplace

‘Bropropriation’, or the act of men taking credit for women’s ideas or work, can be curtailed by educating employees on the issue, promoting gender diversity in the C-suite, and creating clear communication channelsReadmore

Mar 24
2023

UNESCO highlights initiatives to close the gender gap in the digital realm at CSW67

UNESCO reiterated its commitment to accelerating women’s empowerment and gender equality through innovation and technological change in the digital age at the 67th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67).Readmore

Mar 21
2023

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and UN Women join forces for gender equality

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today in New York.Readmore

Mar 15
2023

Technology is playing key role in gender equality reversals, says UN chief

“The gender digital divide is fast becoming the new face of gender inequality,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres during a town hall with women’s civil society held on Monday, 13 March, during the 67th Session of the CommissionReadmore

Mar 17
2023

5 ways women can use pay transparency to negotiate a raise

With new salary range laws rolling out across the US, experts say that pay transparency is a leading tool for narrowing the gender pay gap.Readmore

Mar 17
2023

Study Highlights Challenges Facing Transgender and Non-Binary Workers

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) highlights some of the challenges that transgender and non-binary staff can face at work.Readmore

Mar 14
2023

Being adaptive at work may be the golden ticket to combat gender inequalities

A study from The University of Western Australia’s Business School has revealed that women who adapt to changes in their work teams are recognised more than their male counterparts.Readmore

Mar 8
2023

Study examines straight men and their sexual attraction to transgender women

Some straight men said they sexually desire transgender women because of the women’s supposed hyper-feminine traits.Readmore

6 Mar
2023

Scholar highlights tech and gender equality at UN

A New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholar will highlight the role newborn screening can play in advancing gender equality Readmore

5 Mar
2023

Spain plans to introduce cabinet gender equality law

Spain’s prime minister plans to bring in a gender quota at the highest levels of government Readmore

Feb 25
2023

Feminism taught me all I need to know about men like Trump and Putin

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine unfolded, I was reminded over and over again of the behaviour of abusive ex-husbands and boyfriends. At first he thinks that he can simply bully her into returning. When it turns out she has no desire to return, he shiftReadmore

Feb 24
2023

‘Gender equality should be a key index in measuring health of democracy’

Gender empowerment is too often left out of the calculus when evaluating the strength of a country’s democracy, says Malini ParthasarathyReadmore

Feb 19
2023

The trans ‘queen mother’ reclaiming Fiji’s third gender – photo essay

Reggie Mcgoon has taken inspiration from vakasalewalelewa – a traditional term for transgender women which was nearly erased by colonial ruleReadmore

Feb 16
2023

Black Americans Firmly Support Gender Equality but Are Split on Transgender and Nonbinary Issues

Nearly six-in-ten want organizations working for Black progress to address the distinct challenges facing Black LGBTQ peopleReadmore

Feb 16
2023

U.S. Republicans target transgender youth health care in legislative push

Republican legislators across the United States have escalated a campaign to ban certain health care for transgender youths, in some cases seeking to charge parents and doctors with child abuse if they provide treatment.Readmore

6 Feb
2023

Announcement of our New Keynote Speaker: Dr. Punam Mehta

Dr. Punam Mehta is a Faculty Instructor at the University of Manitoba where she teaches courses in the Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Health Program.Readmore

Feb 08
2023

Is God They/Them? Church of England considers gender-neutral pronouns.

The Church of England is exploring whether to use gender-neutral language instead of referring to God solely with masculine pronouns, such as “He” or “Our Father” — which would be a major change after millennia of prayer and teachings.Readmore

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

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