#Sexism

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

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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

    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.

    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