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Protests for Mahsa Amini

Iran protests the brutality of the ‘morality police’ over headscarf rules

The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini has influenced mass protests across Iran, after being killed by morality police due to headscarf rules.
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STEM: Wicked problems and the diversified team

Dr Larry Earnhart, Chair, Dept. of Quantitative Studies University Canada West, sheds light on wicked problems and the diversified team when it comes to STEM.
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Women’s Equality Day – How can tech companies bridge the gender gap?

Today is Women's Equality day and it is no secret that the tech industry is male-dominated or that there are still large disparities when it comes to gender representation.
A computer screen schows a financial stock market data chart.

Girls in data: Inspiring the future of female data science

Hannah Alexander, Junior Data Scientist at Ascent, shares her journey into data and gives insight for young women to join the tech movement early on and revolutionise female data science.
woman holding her new born baby in a doctor's office, health concept

Women’s health strategy established for doctors to tackle gender inequality

Doctors now must take mandatory training on female-specific health, as a new women’s health strategy pushes for more equal research and medical conduct between genders Women and girls across England will receive more sex-specific healthcare following the release of the Women’s Health Strategy for England. This change for improved medical services...
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Feminist values improve body image perception in women

Mothers and daughters who adhere to feminist values speak more positively about their bodies, suggesting that feminism may encourage better body image perception.
importance of contraception

The importance of contraception in a post-Roe v. Wade world

With reproductive rights under attack in the USA and possibly UK, gaining control of one's menstrual cycle and sexual activities is more important than ever before.
abortion bans, pro-life, u.s

Abortion bans are not pro-life, they are anti-woman

The recent upturning of Roe v. Wade in the U.S. raises concerns for women’s reproductive safety and rights, as abortion bans make the procedure illegal in more states.
gender neutral toilets, women

The UK Government has rejected gender neutral toilets in public buildings

The UK Government has announced its plan to place separate male and female toilets in all new public buildings – forgoing gender neutral toilets to protect women.
gender digital divide, education

The role of teachers and teacher educators in addressing the gender digital divide

Gender equality is essential to develop and sustain the capacity for sustainable development although, ironically, STEM subjects and professions see the greatest gender digital divide and especially in developing economies.
stem diversity gap

How can education help to bridge the STEM diversity gap?

Victoria Knight, Strategic Campaigns Director at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, explores the importance of education in overcoming the STEM diversity gap.
girls in education, sub-saharan africa

Language can be a barrier for girls in education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Girls in education are at a higher chance of success at school in Sub-Saharan Africa if they can already speak ­­English – as taught language can affect academic accomplishment.
Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy, wellbeing

Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy reduces suicidal ideation

People who undergo Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy have high grades of satisfaction with the physical and psychological effects – and have fewer suicidal thoughts.
women in leadership, sarah jones

What is the future of women in leadership?

Women in leadership are the future and they should push for career progress, according to seasoned Leadership Coach Sarah Jones.
sexual harassment in the workplace

Gender segregation contributes to sexual harassment in the workplace

Individuals who form the gender minority at work are more likely to experience sexual harassment in the workplace and leave the job.
gender equality in education, female incarceration rate

Female incarceration rates decrease with gender equality in education

Research finds that with greater gender equality in education there is a lower prison admission rate for females – but not males.
women in literature, non-binary

AI finds men represented four times more than women in literature

Machine learning algorithms have found that men are represented four times more than women in literature, with transgender and non-binary people largely missing.
first child, women's earnings

Women begin to earn less after having their first child

Women’s earnings have been found to decrease following the birth of their first child – but the drop in salary is not applicable to fathers.
women with promotions, workplace

Women with promotions feel more overwhelmed and stressed at work

Women with promotions are more frustrated at work – as promotions are at a greater emotional benefit for men than women.
sex-specific research, cardiovascular disease

Health information lacks sex-specific research about women

Current health guidelines are based on studies in men - lacking sex-specific research for issues like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in women.

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