Why science breeds a culture of sexism

Late-night research, isolation and a strict, male-dominated hierarchy are the perfect conditions for sexual harassment. With colleges struggling to enforce conduct codes, what can be done?

After a year of Trump and outrage, women’s march focuses on electoral politics

A year after a sea of knitted pink “pussyhats” greeted Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president, women and their allies again took to the streets this weekend in dozens of cities across the country…

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UN Report: Climate Change Threats are Not Gender-Neutral

WomenWatch, the UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women: special feature on Women, Gender Equality and Climate Change The threat of climate change, manifested in the increase of extreme weather conditions such as, droughts, storms or floods, has been recognized as a global priority issue. Climate change is a sustainable development challenge, … Read moreUN Report: Climate Change Threats are Not Gender-Neutral