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Loneliness Found to Be More Common in Young People, Men, Certain Societies

A new large-scale global study finds that young people, men, and people of specific cultures or societies report higher levels of loneliness. In the BBC Loneliness Experiment, U.K. researchers
Covid-19 has gifted us a chance to end gender-based violence. We must take it

Covid-19 has gifted us a chance to end gender-based violence. We must take it

If the world can unite to beat coronavirus, it should apply the same energy to rooting out abuseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe pandemic is gifting us an unprecedented
Clyburn Sees Dim Chance for Klobuchar on Ticket: Campaign Update

Clyburn Sees Dim Chance for Klobuchar on Ticket: Campaign Update

Representative Jim Clyburn said the Minneapolis protests may have doomed Senator Amy Klobuchar’s chances of being Joe Biden’s running mate.
I Gave Birth While Incarcerated During a Pandemic

I Gave Birth While Incarcerated During a Pandemic

I got to Bedford Hills in the beginning of February, but I was hearing a little bit about coronavirus beforehand. It really didn’t seem to be that major. It had been a good week or so that I was in
Woman Needs To Shut Up And Allow Man To Be Ally

Woman Needs To Shut Up And Allow Man To Be Ally

BOULDER, CO—Expressing frustration that she routinely wouldn’t allow him to finish his point without cutting him off, local graphic designer Julian Serra told reporters Friday there were times when
Trump’s Social-Media Order Attacked and Probably Won’t Work

Trump’s Social-Media Order Attacked and Probably Won’t Work

President Donald Trump unleashed an executive order targeting social media companies like Twitter Inc. that have drawn his wrath -- an effort subject to immediate doubts about its constitutionality
'We are losers in this crisis': research finds lockdowns reinforcing gender inequality

'We are losers in this crisis': research finds lockdowns reinforcing gender inequality

Campaign groups warn women across Europe risk being pushed back into traditional roles Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLife during the coronavirus lockdown has reinforced
Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

A new law, the first of its kind in Europe, is a blow against transgender rights and the latest skirmish in a continuing culture war.
Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

A new law, the first of its kind in Europe, is a blow against transgender rights and the latest skirmish in a continuing culture war.
Huawei Ruling Makes Trudeau’s China Challenge Even More Daunting

Huawei Ruling Makes Trudeau’s China Challenge Even More Daunting

China’s relations with Canada, already in their worst state in decades, took another blow with a Vancouver judge’s decision to continue extradition proceedings against a top Huawei Technologies Co.
Germany’s Economic Stimulus: How Big? How Green? How Fair?

Germany’s Economic Stimulus: How Big? How Green? How Fair?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is preparing a bundle of measures to put Europe’s largest economy back on track after a nosedive triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Orban Ceding Rule-by-Decree in Hungary Leaves Agenda Intact

Orban Ceding Rule-by-Decree in Hungary Leaves Agenda Intact

Prime Minister Viktor Orban moved toward giving up his right to rule Hungary indefinitely by decree, which some critics had warned would transform the country into a de facto dictatorship.
Care workers should be better paid and valued after Covid-19 – poll

Care workers should be better paid and valued after Covid-19 – poll

Fawcett Society survey shows support for income-tax increase to fund pay riseCoronavirus - latest updatesCoronavirus - see all our coverageThere has been a dramatic shift in the public’s perception of

Working Through Menopause (at Work)

The transition to menopause is a difficult time for many women, but here’s how we can make it easier to go through at work.

Working Through Menopause (at Work)

The transition to menopause is a difficult time for many women, but here’s how we can make it easier to go through at work.
Female Scientists Are Bearing the Brunt of Quarantine Child-Rearing

Female Scientists Are Bearing the Brunt of Quarantine Child-Rearing

I was late filing this article. While I was writing it, my three-year-old son refused to nap. When I interviewed people, he interrupted to tell them stories. He climbed on my lap as I typed and twice

The choices working parents make now will shape the future for women

Working parents are not making decisions in a vacuum.
The Fragile Existence of Sex Workers During the Pandemic

The Fragile Existence of Sex Workers During the Pandemic

Alexis Okeowo writes that, because of the coronavirus crisis, sex workers face not only a drop in employment but also discrimination and stigma as they search for relief.
Zing Tsjeng on pirate queens, resistance heroines, and history's forgotten women

Zing Tsjeng on pirate queens, resistance heroines, and history's forgotten women

This article has been published to coincide with an episode of Mashable's new podcast, History Becomes Her. Listen here. Women account for around half of the world’s population. But they only occupy
A fight for the soul of machine learning

A fight for the soul of machine learning

Google reportedly cut diversity programs against a backdrop of algorithmic bias and tech leaders with white supremacist ties. But the U.S. is more diverse than ever.