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2012-04-19 20:58:33

While white men are expected to be assertive and aggressive leaders, black men and white women are often penalized for that kind of behavior in the workplace.

2012-04-19 11:31:02

In an age when even preschoolers have electronic toys and devices, many parents wonder how to get their children to be more physically active.

2012-04-16 13:09:37

Education for girls in developing countries has received more attention in recent years.

2012-03-23 09:48:59

Do some high school teachers think math is harder for girls than boys?

2012-03-09 00:25:16

Countries that more strictly uphold their cultural norms are less likely to promote women as leaders – unless those norms support equal opportunity for both sexes.

2012-02-22 06:13:51

A child is one of the most precious gifts in their parent's lives, and no parent wants to learn that their child may be at a higher risk of being psychologically or sexually abused or have an increased risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD). A new study gives parents new insight into what could happen.

2012-02-20 20:25:20

Children in the U.S. whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused, and of suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by early adulthood.

2012-02-14 11:50:36

Partners provide a vital source of positive emotional support for the vast majority of people in the UK.

2012-02-06 20:34:24

The gap in wages between men and women has decreased sharply over the past 30 years, and a new University of Georgia study reveals that decline was even greater than previously recognized.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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