22 Women's Inequality News Articles
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12-8-13 The Brains of Men and Women are Different...With a Few Major Caveats
The Brains of Men and Women are Different...With a Few Major Caveats
Women's and men's brains are wired differently, in ways that seem to match the stereotypes.
10-31-13 Measuring the Gender gap
Measuring the Gender gap
The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 benchmarks national gender gaps of 136 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria. The Global Gender Gap Index was developed in 2006, partially to address the need for a consistent and comprehensive measure of gender equality that can track a country's progress over time. The index points to potential role models by revealing those countries that - within their region or income group - are leaders in dividing resources more equitably between women and men than other countries, regardless of the overall level of resources available.
10-24-13 Women gain as gender gap 'narrows'
Women gain as gender gap 'narrows'
The gap between men and women has narrowed slightly in the past year in most countries, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report.
10-24-13 Women 'better at multitasking' than men, study finds
Women 'better at multitasking' than men, study finds
It is not a myth - women really are better than men at multitasking, at least in certain cases, a study says.
10-9-13 Saudi cleric says women who drive risk damaging their ovaries
Saudi cleric says women who drive risk damaging their ovaries
A conservative Saudi Arabian cleric has said women who drive risk damaging their ovaries and bearing children with clinical problems, countering activists who are trying to end the Islamic kingdom's male-only driving rules.
7-1-13 Ancient Athenian Women
Ancient Athenian Women
What was the role of women in Athens? To live, controlled by the men in their lives!
7-1-13 Gender Inequality in 500 Popular Films:
Gender Inequality in 500 Popular Films:
Examining On-Screen Portrayals and Behind-the-Scenes Employment Patterns in Motion Pictures Released between 2007-2012.
5-7-13 State of the world's mothers
State of the world's mothers
The chances a mother and her baby will survive help determine Save the Children's annual rankings of the best and worst places in the world to be a mother. Education, income and political representation of women are the other factors.
3-25-13 How Cultural Stereotypes Lure Women Away From Careers in Science
How Cultural Stereotypes Lure Women Away From Careers in Science
Women may be underrepresented in science and technology not because they are less skilled in those areas or because they face specific gender barriers to entering these fields, but because they may find better opportunities elsewhere.
3-26-12 Women, Money and Power
Women, Money and Power
As female economic clout grows, it is changing how men and women work, play, shop, share, court and even love each other.
9-25-11 Women in Saudi Arabia to vote and run in elections
Women in Saudi Arabia to vote and run in elections
Women in Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and run in future municipal elections,Women in Saudi Arabia to vote and run in elections.
9-20-11 5 Things That Internet Porn Reveals About Our Brains
5 Things That Internet Porn Reveals About Our Brains
From an enormous trove of sexual Web searches, neuroscientists extract some startling lessons in hidden desire.
4-22-11 Film study: Men talk and women show skin
Film study: Men talk and women show skin
When it comes to movie roles, women tend to be seen and not heard.
3-29-11 Supreme Court Female Justices Have Their Say in Walmart Sex Discrimination Case
Supreme Court Female Justices Have Their Say in Walmart Sex Discrimination Case
Now that the Supreme Court is one-third female, will this impact the decisions the Court makes in this session? Perhaps not, but one thing is certain. Three justices in the nine-member court clearly 'get it' in matters relating to gender discrimination, and nowhere was this more apparent than during yesterday's Walmart vs. Dukes oral arguments before the Supreme Court.
3-8-11 Boy brain, girl brain: How the sexes act differently
Boy brain, girl brain: How the sexes act differently
We've found real differences in the ways men and women think and behave - but which ones matter? New Scientist puts things in perspective.
3-5-11 Venus and mars collide
Venus and mars collide
The article discusses scientific research on the sex differences between men and women in light of a recent book by the neurobiologist Donald Pfaff. The article examines the role of genes, sex hormones such as oestrogen and testosterone, and epigenetic chemical changes in DNA in sexual differentiation, which can occur both before and after birth.
10-12-10 Iceland 'best country for gender equality'
Iceland 'best country for gender equality'
Iceland remains the country that has the greatest equality between men and women, according to an annual report by the World Economic Forum.
3-1-10 Women and children first? How long have you got?
Women and children first? How long have you got?
If the ship is sinking, do you save yourself or risk your life to save others? The answer, it seems, depends on how long the sinking takes. If there's enough time, you can switch from adrenalin-driven self-preservation to conscience-driven self-sacrifice.
10-14-09 A Quiet Revolution What Women Want Now
A Quiet Revolution What Women Want Now
The Ancient question has a new twist; in the fallout of the Great Recession, what unites men and women matters more than what divides them, as old gender battles fade away.
9-19-08 Ms. America
In the article "It's Ms. America to You" by Barbara Kantrowitz, Kantrowitz writes an informative and enlightening piece about the events leading up to the women's sexual revolution of the late 60's and 70's. After reading this article, readers can use Kinneavy's triangle to discover what exactly is the aim of the piece as well as who is really the intended audience.
9-21-07 Sensitive Censor
While accepting her lead-actress Emmy for her TV role as a mother whose son served in Afghanistan, Sally Field tried to make a broader statement about women and war. But the only thing viewers heard was "Let's face it. If the mothers ruled the world, there would be no god - " Fox, which aired the show, took the cameras off her and censored the rest of her sentence, which ended," - damn wars in the first place!"
2-2-03 Will it be prison for young woman of conviction?
Will it be prison for young woman of conviction?
Perhaps Anika Walz, the 19-year-old from North Branch, will not have to go to prison after all.
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22 Women's Inequality News Articles