Home Tags Gender Equality

Gender Equality Related Content

Confederate Flag Rally

US states lack effective hate crime legislation despite increasing hate crimes

Hate crimes in the United States have increased in frequency in recent years, however, legislation protecting victims is limited across many states.
Inclusive public bathroom sign on wooden pannelling

Gender neutral toilet signs improve attitudes towards trans and nonbinary people

Something as simple as seeing gender neutral toilet signs in public places is linked to adolescents becoming more accepting of trans and nonbinary people.
Police stand guard on Whitehall st

Met Police misconduct: 1000 sexual allegations to be investigated against officers

800 Met Police officers are being investigated, facing sexual and domestic abuse claims and other accusations of potential Met Police misconduct.
bleeding finger after puncture for free hiv test, intimate partner violence

HIV is more likely for women suffering from intimate partner violence

Women who experience recent intimate partner violence are three times more likely to contract HIV in regions like Sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
LONDON, UK - MARCH 1TH 2014. London protesters march against worldwide government corruption. In London on 1th March 2014.

Transformative change to tackle predatory police officers

Dr Emma Cunningham, Senior Lecturer Criminology, University of East London, explores how predatory police officers and police culture can transform across England and Wales to better support and protect women.
Pregnant woman against a black background

Pregnant women die more from homicide than any other cause in the US

Pregnant women are more in danger of dying by homicide from intimate partner violence than any other cause of maternal death, including sepsis and haemorrhages.
97% of women in the UK, UN women UK

Research finds that 97% of women in the UK have been sexually harassed

An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women surveyed have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
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.
illustrating the STEM workplace and the diversified team

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.
Software developer checking phone tech

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.
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...
mother and daughter reading a book

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.

Follow Open Access Government