At a job fair in Bogotá, psychologist Nicolas Londoño showed groups of young men how to change a baby's diapers.  Londoño works with Care School for Men, an educational program funded by the city government. 

‘We can all learn to care’: Colombia’s capital city wants men to do more chores at home

Women & Gender

Bogotá’s Care School for Men aims to battle centuries of living in a culture that teaches men to focus on breadwinning instead of caregiving.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media during a joint press statement as part of a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday, May 2, 2022. 

Democracy, interrupted: Part II

Critical State
Alex Morgan of the US celebrates scoring their twelfth goal with Megan Rapinoe and teammates.

‘I still get tweets to go back in the kitchen’ – the enduring power of sexism in sports media

Women's soccer team posing for group shot in red uniforms.

Chile’s historic first World Cup appearance tells a much larger story of women’s soccer

a woman gestures at police officers

Long before #MeToo, women in many parts of the world organized successful campaigns against sexual violence

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez greets supporters at her midterm election night party

Can quotas solve gender inequality in government?


Some countries have instituted quotas to ensure some semblance of gender parity in government. But do quotas really work?

European Parliament member Terry Reintke (C) holds a placard with the hashtag "MeToo" during a debate

EU institutions face scrutiny for how they deal with sexual assault

Global Politics

The European Union is also reeling from the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Everyday Sexism

How the #EverydaySexism project empowers women


British Author Laura Bates started the Everyday Sexism Project back in 2012. Now with more than 100,000 stories, the project has turned into a worldwide phenomenon chronicling real experiences with daily, normalized sexism — from street harassment and workplace discrimination, to sexual assault and rape.

Wachovia employees listen to Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf

Researcher tells men to ‘lean out’ to make gender pay equality possible


President Barack Obama is set to address gender pay inequality at a town hall, but a leading expert on the issue says the problem starts at home, and it’s time for men to do more.

University of Cape Town students.

Here’s how South African students talk about race and gender


College students in South Africa today grew up after apartheid but they still wrestle with big questions about equality. Here they describe the challenges they face even as the country embarks on a more hopeful future.