Sexual apartheid is common in U.S. mosques, and some Muslim women want less sexist alternatives. Muslim literature encourages women to pray at home, and when they do attend the mosque, women are traditionally separated from the men, to prevent sexual distraction from prayer. A 2011 survey showed that two-thirds of U.S. mosques use dividers of some kind to demarcate women’s prayer spaces during daily prayers. In some mosques, the women’s prayer area is in the back of the prayer hall, behind a…

Sexual apartheid is common in U.S. mosques, and some Muslim women want less sexist alternatives. Muslim literature encourages women to pray at home, and when they do attend the mosque, women are traditionally separated from the men, to prevent sexual distraction from prayer. A 2011 survey showed that two-thirds of U.S. mosques use dividers of some kind to demarcate women’s prayer spaces during daily prayers. In some mosques, the women’s prayer area is in the back of the prayer hall, behind a…

Will women ever be able to compete against men in Olympic events? Probably not. Males have several athletic advantages besides testosterone. Nearly all women’s records in Olympic sprint and power events are from the 1980s, when more women were taking testosterone. Future technology may shrink the performance gap, or it may expand it.

Will women ever be able to compete against men in Olympic events? Probably not. Males have several athletic advantages besides testosterone. Nearly all women’s records in Olympic sprint and power events are from the 1980s, when more women were taking testosterone. Future technology may shrink the performance gap, or it may expand it.

Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts.  Hundreds of Kenyan women and men took to the street on Nov. 17 after a video of an unidentified woman wearing a short skirt being stripped by a group of men emerged and went viral online, sparking the #MyDressMyChoice social media campaig. There have been many copycat crimes, some recorded and shared on social media.

Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts

Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts. Hundreds of Kenyan women and men took to the street on Nov. 17 after a video of an unidentified woman wearing a short skirt being stripped by a group of men emerged and went viral online, sparking the #MyDressMyChoice social media campaig. There have been many copycat crimes, some recorded and shared on social media.

Female vs male talking heads and the confidence gender gap. In a 2004 study sub-titled "the dilemma of the informed woman", psychologists Carol Watson and L Richard Hoffman asked 80 men and 80 women, placed into mixed-gender groups, to solve a problem. In half the groups, a woman was given a "hint" to the solution, and in the other half a man received the hint. The exercise found no gender differences in problem-solving success. Yet other group members rated the informed women as…

Female vs male talking heads and the confidence gender gap. In a 2004 study sub-titled "the dilemma of the informed woman", psychologists Carol Watson and L Richard Hoffman asked 80 men and 80 women, placed into mixed-gender groups, to solve a problem. In half the groups, a woman was given a "hint" to the solution, and in the other half a man received the hint. The exercise found no gender differences in problem-solving success. Yet other group members rated the informed women as…

Overcrowded Canadian prisons increasingly relying on solitary confinement; women and minorities most affected

Isolation of inmates rising in crowded prisons

Overcrowded Canadian prisons increasingly relying on solitary confinement; women and minorities most affected

Study suggests that 'culture shock' is a key stressor for refugees. During the interviews, Alhawsaw noted more negative responses among the male participants. This was largely due to the shift in gender roles and family dynamics. Particularly, the men described a loss of authority in Canada as they were used to living in a patriarchal society. The women were happier because they had more independence and rights in Canada.

Study suggests that 'culture shock' is a key stressor for refugees. During the interviews, Alhawsaw noted more negative responses among the male participants. This was largely due to the shift in gender roles and family dynamics. Particularly, the men described a loss of authority in Canada as they were used to living in a patriarchal society. The women were happier because they had more independence and rights in Canada.

Banning Nazi symbols or hijabs would be one thing. Banning sleeveless shirts is harder to justify. It's a tropical country where men often go sleeveless too. Some parents noted that many other schools, including "international schools", were also in the habit of turning away women in sleeveless clothes despite not having put up posters about it.

Why did a boys' school tell women what to wear?

Banning Nazi symbols or hijabs would be one thing. Banning sleeveless shirts is harder to justify. It's a tropical country where men often go sleeveless too. Some parents noted that many other schools, including "international schools", were also in the habit of turning away women in sleeveless clothes despite not having put up posters about it.

How Abortion Divides Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine. The 2016 Democratic Party Platform includes a call to repeal Hyde—the first time the party has taken such a stance, according to a campaign representative. Hillary Clinton has made her opposition to the Amendment clear on the campaign trail. Yet on Friday, her running mate, Tim Kaine, said on CNN that he supports the Hyde Amendment. Although pro-choice groups have praised the Clinton campaign for its full support of abortion and…

The Split Over Abortion Between Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine

How Abortion Divides Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine. The 2016 Democratic Party Platform includes a call to repeal Hyde—the first time the party has taken such a stance, according to a campaign representative. Hillary Clinton has made her opposition to the Amendment clear on the campaign trail. Yet on Friday, her running mate, Tim Kaine, said on CNN that he supports the Hyde Amendment. Although pro-choice groups have praised the Clinton campaign for its full support of abortion and…

They have longer life spans and less money, but U.S. health policy is failing the nation’s oldest female patients—and no presidential candidate seems to have an answer..

Medicare Is Leaving Elderly Women Behind

They have longer life spans and less money, but U.S. health policy is failing the nation’s oldest female patients—and no presidential candidate seems to have an answer..

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