Although women make up half the world’s population, in many aspects of life men are assumed to be the norm. For example, medications are often tested only on men. What role does gender play in science and scientific research?
Thousands of Pakistani women took part in the Women's Day march, defying threats by Islamist groups. Ahead of the March 8 demonstrations, conservative sections orchestrated a smear campaign against feminist activists.
At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse.
According to common stereotypes, women are better at languages and history, while men are better at chemistry and math. But are these categorizations based on fact?
A study conducted by experts from India and Harvard University reveals that Indian women suffer gender bias while accessing health care. Gender stereotypes also prevent women from voicing their health problems.
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