A seventh grader was asked to cover up a shirt that teachers found offensive, but the girl's parents say the shirt touts a message of anti-discrimination.
A new Canadian analysis in The Lancet validates complaints that the awarding of research grants is biased against female scientists. The analysis found women are less likely to receive valuable research dollars if their grant applications are reviewed based on who the lead scientist is, rather that what the proposed project is. The study, titled "Are gender gaps due to evaluations of the applicant or the science?", analyzed almost 24,000 applications submitted to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) — the federal government agency that awards approximately $1 billion in science grants annually.
A critic of the proposed bill complained that it was "about disrespecting parents in front of their children."
Research has shown women are far more likely to be judged based on their appearance at work - not just their clothes, hair and makeup, but also their weight.
Once again, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called it as she sees it — this time taking aim at the double standard with which she argues that male and female politicians are treated by the media and the public.
A Canadian university apologized to a student who was dress-coded for wearing a "distracting" crop top at the gym.
The assistant principal at a California high school issued an apology in a recent issue of the student magazine, but mixed feelings remain.
Canadian teenagers begin noticing gender-based inequality early on, with girls feeling the effects especially acutely in sports and in cyberspace, a new survey suggests. The online survey of teens aged 12 to 17 indicates that girls are far more likely than boys to say they have been victimized by sexism. According to the Ipsos survey of 1,203 teens commissioned by the Girl Guides of Canada, 35 per cent of girls reported discrimination against them because of their gender, compared to 21 per cent of boys.
The physical appearance of Meghan's female bodyguard — who is just doing her job — has become a focus for some news outlets.
Jared Hensley has since been placed on leave after suggesting boys blame girls for their high school's ban on athletic shorts.
"Apparently “sexy” Handmaid’s Tale costumes are a thing. For those who want to go as tone-deaf for Halloween."
Parents are speaking out after a Chicago public school principal suggested that a stricter dress code could prevent the sexual abuse of girls.