May 24, 2012 When a very young child, born as a girl, insists she is a boy, what should a family do? Can the biology of developmental dynamics help us think through this conundrum? Commentator Barbara J. King discusses these issues with a noted gender-studies expert.
January 23, 2012 Women don't suffer in silence. They report feeling more pain than men from such common conditions as ankle sprains and sinus infections, a Stanford study finds. A better understanding of gender differences in pain could lead to better treatments.
November 4, 2010 The Spanish government hopes to add more flexibility to the way children are named -- and in the process, to end a tradition that favors males. Children in Spain are given two surnames; a new rule would allow parents to list mothers' names first.
April 2, 2010 NPR does exceptionally well putting female reporters and hosts on the air. But when it comes to female voices from outside NPR, the network is not as diverse on air as it would like to think. NPR needs to try harder to find more female sources and...
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