Telling women to “always negotiate” might be bad advice, a new paper suggests.
A judge has ruled that mothers and fathers can try to recover wages they lost from staying home to take care of their kids.
Where parenting norms have gone, the availability of infant-friendly facilities has followed.
Many transgender Americans have only been openly trans under an Obama administration that respected their rights. That is about to change.
The Spanish auteur has been accused of making films with misogynistic themes. But too infrequently have critics considered an important factor: the director’s sexuality.
What happens to employees under female leadership?
In a humorous new documentary, an Indian American comedian gets help from his parents to find a wife.
When actually everyone is having a hard time
City-council members in the nation’s capital are preparing for a final vote on what could be the most expansive parental-leave law in the United States.
New research estimates that if all physicians were female, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every year.
One colleague’s constant refrain: “When are you going to have babies and quit?”
For all the focus on parental leave as a barrier to women’s professional ascent, women’s real struggle with work-parenting balance grew—alongside their children—years after their maternity leave ended.
Power couples are a rarity. Instead, many high-achieving women have husbands who do their own opting out.
For women who left the workforce, their ambitions didn’t disappear so much as found a new target.
“I went to a job interview after my first daughter was born and cried the whole way home.”
Some women prioritize career. Others prioritize their kids. It's those who try to juggle both who often feel they aren’t succeeding at either.
When we graduated in 1993, my friends and I had big dreams for ourselves. More than two decades later I decided to find out if anyone’s had come true.
Seven stories about women who were all set to rule the world—and how their careers shook out
A scientist’s findings suggest there’s no evidence to support mandatory abortion counseling that warns women about the negative mental-health impacts of abortion.
Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.
When women aren’t present for senior-level decision-making, companies can fail to see the value of shows and products that appeal more directly to the female half of the population.