What makes a man's body attractive? In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males. According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans.
Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.
In the midst of intense national scrutiny of gender equality and sexual harassment in the workplace, one University of Virginia economist's work offers a glimpse of a solution.
Pregnant women struggling to bag a seat on the famously packed Tokyo subway could find their salvation in a new app connecting them with nearby passengers willing to give up their coveted perch.
Poll finds younger women and college-educated women more likely to say they've experienced slurs, offensive comments
This report is part of a series titled "Discrimination in America." The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While ...
Older women are more vulnerable to financial difficulties than older men, with their employment history and family circumstances impacting on pension income and ability to save.
New accounts of sexual harassment by powerful men appear almost daily. So why now and not sooner? One reason might be the "miniature legal systems" set up in business, government and other institutions to handle such complaints, ...
A lawsuit by three female former Google employees claiming that the company paid women less than men has been dismissed, but may reappear in a different form.
A group of 2017 Nobel Laureates have addressed the lack of female representation in sciences ahead of the prize-awarding ceremony in Stockholm.
Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled.