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2 women have been criminally charged over their partners’ suicides. Why do men escape the same blame?
Experts told Insider they could not recall a similar instance of a man being charged with manslaughter in connection with his partner's suicide.
A UN study suggested it’s sexist for voice assistants like Siri or Alexa to have female voices — but Google says it wanted to use a male v...
Google Assistant was first meant to have both female and male voices, but constraints at the time meant that male voices were harder to work with.
Meghan Markle has been branded ‘difficult’ by tabloids. It’s the same sexism that demonizes driven women in the workplace.
Tabloids reported that Meghan Markle is known among palace staff as "duchess difficult." People often characterize women with ambition as bossy divas.
A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online
Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
Amazon abandoned a project to build a machine learning program for recruitment which engineers found was discriminating against female candidates. AI researcher at Oxford University Dr Sandra Wachter told Business Insider that this was hardly surprising.
The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
When people are asked to draw what a leader looks like, almost everyone draws the same thing — and it’s a disturbing picture of how little...
Leadership at work is affected by powerful gender stereotypes. Specifically, we associate leadership roles and traits more with men than with women.
While Iceland is the first country to outlaw the gender pay gap, the rest of the world is seeing a bigger divide than ever
Iceland has one of the smallest gaps in income between men and women. Here’s how the rest of the world stacks up.
For an inside look at Facebook, Amazon, and Apple, scrutinize something most people overlook: the words used in their job postings
It's no coincidence that common language would pop up in thousands of seemingly unrelated job postings, and this common language hints at the company's culture.
To say that women walk a tightrope in the workplace would be an understatement.