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Women in academia feel like they’re screaming into the void. Here’s why. | Expert Opinion

(Jul 21, 2021)

Two doctors analyzed 5,554 research articles in five top academic medical journals and found that articles written by women are cited less often than those written by men. Read more

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The High Financial Price Paid by Victims of Sexual Harassment

(Jul 21, 2021)

A new study tries to quantify the cost in lost earnings—and lost opportunity. Read more

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Lawmakers Tackle ‘Period Poverty’ With Tax Cuts, School Supplies

(Jul 12, 2021)

Financial barriers, stigma and poor education around menstrual cycles have forced many into period poverty, defined as inadequate access to menstrual hygiene products and education. The problem has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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For Years, Western Scientists Stigmatized Periods. We’re Living the Consequences.

(Jul 12, 2021)

Science had a late start collecting quality data on menstruation. The result is a persistent “knowledge gap” between what doctors know about female bodies and the comparatively greater amount they know about male bodies. Read more

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More Abortion Restrictions Have Been Enacted In The U.S. This Year Than In Any Other

(Jul 09, 2021)

State legislatures have passed at least 90 laws restricting the procedure in 2021 so far, finds a report released this month from the Guttmacher Institute. Read more