Matches on and off the field: Nigerian wives pick a side

There are about 100 million active soccer fans in Nigeria and the majority actively follow Europe's UEFA Champions League and the UK's Premier League. Domestic leagues in Nigeria have produced star players like Segun Odegbami ...

The secret to a happy marriage—flexible roles

Between 2005 and 2010, one in ten married couples in Indonesia got divorced, according to data from the Supreme Court. In 70% of the cases, the wife initiated the divorce. The trend has only increased since then, rising by ...

China's two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality

Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. But new UBC sociology research suggests the new universal ...

93-year-old American woman donates $22 mn to Cologne Zoo

A 93-year-old widow from the United States has donated $22 million to the zoo in Cologne, Germany, saying she wanted to give back to the city where she and her husband met during World War II, German media reported Friday.

The Hillary Rodham/Clinton dilemma: To change a last name or not?

Does a woman's decision to keep her last name, rather than take that of her husband's, make people judge her in terms of her commitment as a wife? Do they subsequently hold her to different standards? It depends, says Emily ...

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