How sex and gender influence how we vote

Leading up to the recent midterm elections in the United States, pundits predicted women voters and candidates would alter the race.

Why are there so few women screen composers?

Just 13 percent of those composing music for screen are women, according to membership figures from APRA AMCOS, the organisation that looks after copyright for songwriters, composers and music publishers in Australia.

Women eager to negotiate salaries, when given the opportunity

(Phys.org)—Although some scholars have suggested that the income gap between men and women is due to women's reluctance to negotiate salaries, a new study at the University of Chicago shows that given an invitation, women ...

Generation gaps at work not just about age, study says

Businesses that look only at age to bridge generational gaps among workers risk losing knowledge to retirements, higher turnover and other productivity-clogging problems, new University of Illinois research has found.

New studies highlight needs of boys in K-12, higher education

Boys face high rates of a variety of mental health issues, in addition to lagging behind girls in academic performance and college attendance, according to two new papers by University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Judith ...

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