Gender roles

Policy language regarding girls education often limiting, not empowering

A new study found that the very policy documents advocating the need for equal access to education limit the scope of the initiatives by over-simplifying…

Work travel may reinforce gender roles

Many people’s everyday lives have become more fragmented and individualised. Add to this that many jobs have become independent of time and place and the fact…

Gender roles cemented in popular therapy

Popular therapists give advice about the art of succeeding as a couple. The sociologist Sara Eldén at Lund University in Sweden has found that the advice these…