#Sexism

  • Article: One of Britain's Biggest Beer Festivals Just Banned All Sexist Advertising
    Girls & Women

    One of Britain's Biggest Beer Festivals Just Banned All Sexist Advertising

    Aug. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    There will be no more bottles featuring busty blondes, raunchy taglines, or lewd labels. Read more

  • Article: Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status
    Girls & Women

    Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    By Helen Lock|July 3, 2019

    Until now, women players were referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” but men were not given a prefix. Read more

  • Article: Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores
    Girls & Women

    Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    Thousands of women could have been denied a career in medicine. Read more

  • Article: Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?
    OpinionGirls & Women

    Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?

    June 17, 2019

    New advertising rules came into effect on June 14. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace
    Girls & Women

    Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2019

    Thousands have rallied behind the #KuToo campaign to ban sexist work dress codes. Read more

  • Article: Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Face Unwanted Touching and Unfair Treatment
    Girls & Women

    Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Face Unwanted Touching and Unfair Treatment

    June 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls want to become leaders, but expect harassment and sexism when they get there. Read more

  • Article: England's 'Three Lions' Football Anthem Gets a Rewrite to Help Fight Sexism in Sport
    Girls & Women

    England's 'Three Lions' Football Anthem Gets a Rewrite to Help Fight Sexism in Sport

    May 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The revamped 'Three Lionesses' champions the stars of the England women's team. Read more

  • Article: There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.
    Girls & Women

    There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    We asked an expert why having a definition is such a big deal. Read more