Mar 11, 2016

Gender stereotypes stubbornly unchanged over 30 years, U.S. study says

Stereotypes about men and women in the United States are largely unchanged from 30 years ago, a new study shows, in findings that researchers said could be reflected in this year’s presidential election. Presumptions about personality traits, occupations, behavior and physical characteristics remained consistent ...

Japanese women will still face 100-day wait to remarry

Mar 8, 2016

Japanese women will still face 100-day wait to remarry

Women will still face a 100-day wait before they can remarry following proposed legal changes approved Tuesday by the Cabinet, a move condemned as discriminatory by a U.N. rights group. The approval by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration, on International Women’s Day, came after ...