Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.
The conservative author believes that women have contributed little to major philosophical traditions because men are better abstract thinkers.
Women have high hopes for the deep pockets of visiting gringos, but advocacy groups caution that their expectations might be dashed.
The trend in instilling the importance of healthy relationships and mutual respect, not just how to use condoms
In many parts of the world, women are having more Cesarean sections than medically necessary. Recent abuses of pregnant women in Brazil have sparked a small, vocal movement of activists who want mothers to have more say in the delivery room.
As the product of a Mad Men-era ad-agency romance, I know: The show gets the sex right, but fails to portray the love.
At the capital's top trade associations, professional societies, think tanks, labor unions, and public-interest groups, men overwhelmingly hold more of the top jobs—and they're better paid for their efforts.
Ten kids, a baby, and a plywood shack in Brazil
Why the struggle over priesthood for women looks so different in the LDS Church than it does among Catholics.
New Hampshire’s governor, a prep-school campus, and the meaning of women in politics
What's really going on when we use "male" versions of terms for typically feminine things?
A conversation with Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams
Businesses know that bad experiences often translate into negative word of mouth, when customers share their misfortunes with other potential customers. But who talks? And whom do they talk to?
Men eat more than women on average, but food-related discriminatory pricing is thorny.
In college, I had the luxury of developing a sophisticated critique of her call to "lean in." After a few months of unemployment, I found it was just what I needed to hear.
How a welfare program designed to slash poverty ended up improving women's rights.
The rarity of spouses like Vladimir Nabokov's, who dedicated her life to supporting his career, may be hindering gender parity in literature.
The writer of the 1987 thriller disliked the ending that Hollywood put on the movie. A new live adaptation addresses his concerns—but doesn't fix the deeper problem with the story.
The point of writing isn't just to son or be sonned—it's to know more.
The forced resignation of Brendan Eich will have a chilling effect on political discourse.
Brian Cuban, younger brother of relentless billionaire Mark Cuban, on a life of shame and rejection—and what turned it around