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  1. News - World - LANGUAGE

    The 12 words that show which sex you are: experts use language to define gender divide

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by GDN

    ... 96), and bodice (71, 96). These 24 words, wrote the researchers, "should suffice to find out whether a person you are interacting with in digital space is male or female". The study ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - GENDER ISSUES

    Age and gender determine on-screen success, Hollywood study shows

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:30pm by Irene De Pater

    ... of a recent study I carried out with fellow academics in the United States, recently published in the Journal of Management Inquiry. Previous research and anecdotal evidence has long pointed ... of male and female stars are broadly comparable for a brief time in their early twenties – something that is in line with studies of the general labour market – female stars see their earnings per ...

  3. News - World - PSYCHOLOGY

    Gender divide exists even in nightmares, study finds

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 07:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Women's bad dreams tend to be personal, while men face down calamities, study finds Gender divide, even in nightmares When Professor Antonio Zadra began ... intriguing differences between the way men and women have bad dreams. For a study just published in the journal Sleep, Zadra and co-author Genevieve Robert, of the University of Montreal, collected ...

  4. Gender needs are considered in all policy planning

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expresses concern over an apparent lack of gender perspective in policies, including those aimed at women, such as family services. We are keenly aware of the importance of integrating gender needs and perspectives into policy-making. The Women's Commission, set up to advise the government, has made gender mainstreaming- or taking into account women's needs, concerns and experiences ...

  5. News - China

    China turns to all-boys classes as girls progress

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... on the educational performances of 15-year-olds. “There are significant gender differences in educational outcomes,” it said, adding that high school graduation rates across the OECD were 87 per cent ... better. “Boys when they are young do not spend enough time studying,” he explained. “Boys’ maturity, especially for language and showing self-control, lags behind girls.” “We lack confidence” ...

  6. Belief in gender bias 'subjective'

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... compared to the previous generation. After graduating with an MBA, Ms Ching worked until 1995 in Canada, where she said discrimination on gender- or nationality- grounds was not personally ... and support from colleagues. She believed discrimination based on gender was to some degree subjective, and largely down to personal beliefs- if you do not believe it is there, a situation would ...

  7. Job numbers point to gender disparities

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to point out again how much at odds the gender ratios in employment are with educational achievements. And the reason I take this occasion to point it out is that I very much doubt officialdom ...

  8. Engineer's first job was bringing down the walls of gender bias

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... about her ability and sincerity in wanting to work in a male-dominated industry. 'I felt the gender bias during the interview. The employers kept asking me whether I was willing to stay ... but I was very interested in the subject and felt that I should not worry about the gender issue.' Ms Lau did not receive any replies after the interviews, but she finally found a job ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijingers spend a quarter of their lives sick, landmark study finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:39pm by Alice Yan

    ... that an 18-year-old in Beijing can expect to enjoy 40.2 years of good health. Broken down by gender, males of that age who are expected to live up to the age of 80 would live 43.4 healthy years. Their female ... in the city live an average of four years longer than men, they may enjoy fewer healthy years. The most prevalent illnesses in the study were cancer, followed by arthritis, cerebrovascular and heart ...

  10. Gay couples 'not immune to issues of gender'

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Couples in same-sex relationships are not necessarily immune to the gender issues that can plague relationships between men and women, international experts explained ... of couples to include same-gender couples,' Dr Chow said. 'I'm sure a lot of people want to know but are shy to ask about the issues in these relationships.' Peggy Papp, director ...




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