Women in STEM and the Power of Mass Media
When trying to understand why science, tech, engineering, and math remain so male-dominated, it’s necessary to examine how we interact with them through culture.
Ed Yong on Fixing the Gender Imbalance in News Stories... and Journalism
The award-winning science journalist and author tells about the steps he’s taken to make his stories more inclusive, and how that fundamentally changed his reporting over the past eight years. He also shares some of what he has learned telling the stories of women amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Health Systems Risk Reaching a Breaking Point: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
Pre-pandemic, the World Health Organization expected a global shortage of at least 18 million health care workers by 2030. With 70% of the current global workforce made up of women, solving this crisis seems to be very much a gender issue.
Women’s Health in Numbers: It Isn’t Just About Reproduction
Finding data reflecting women’s and girls’ reality is tricky, especially when it’s about a field that has a long history of considering men’s and boys’ experiences as the default human experience. Still, we tried.
What does International Women’s Day mean in 2023?
Three organizations that work daily to achieve gender equality (Equal Measures 2030, Equimundo and Women in Global Health) tell us what March 8 means to them.