Research finds easier way to reduce socioeconomic disparities

Researchers during a recent study from Columbia University and Temple University examined how choice architecture can reduce socioeconomic disparities. The study, forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing, is titled “Do Nudges Reduce Disparities? Choice Architecture Compensates for Low Consumer Knowledge” and is authored by Kellen Mrkva, Nathaniel Posner, Crystal Reeck, and […]

Alabama judge declares transgender driver’s license policy as unconstitutional

Alabama’s policy for a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their driver’s license is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday. US District Judge Myron Thompson said Alabama policy’s that people “can only change the sex designation on their driver licenses only […]

Prepare food, clothes before birth: Sexist tips to pregnant women criticized

The government of South Korea’s capital is facing criticism for an online manual for pregnant women that contained sexist tips and gender stereotypes. The now-deleted guidelines, which were published on the website of Seoul’s “Pregnancy and Childbirth Information Center,” suggested that pregnant women should prepare food, clothes and daily necessities […]

A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour. Study: Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age

A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Sexual dysfunction often […]

Shabana Azmi redefines ‘mardangi’ while talking about women empowerment

Drawing attention to the issue of female foeticide with her Netflix horror film, Kaali Khuhi, veteran star Shabana Azmi was also a part of 2020’s much-acclaimed feminist OTT movie, Mee Raqsam that was an ode to the strong bond between a father and his daughter. While co-producing Mee Raqsam with brother Baba Azmi was a […]

Hundreds of global faith leaders call for ban on LGBT+ conversion therapy

Almost 400 global religious leaders, including anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu and Britain’s Bishop of Liverpool, called on Wednesday for countries to overturn bans on same-sex relations and end LGBT+ conversion therapy. Sixty-nine United Nations member states still outlaw gay sex, according to the 2020 State-Sponsored Homophobia report released by the […]