Do masculine leadership titles general women’s leadership?

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Debates about using masculine or gender-neutral words to describe leadership positions, jobs and awards affecting nearly all domains of society from business to politics and media. Recently, local politicians have considered changing titles such as “alderman” or “councilman” to their gender-neutral counterparts (eg, “council member”). While some dismiss calls for gender-neutral … Read more

Women’s help desks in local police stations in India increased registration of cases of gender-based violence

Outside of a women’s help desk room, with sign, at inauguration. Credit: Sandip Sukhtankar A new study by J-PAL affiliate Sandip Sukhtankar (University of Virginia) and coauthors Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner (University of Virginia) and Akshay Mangla (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford) found that establishing specialized help desks for women in local police stations In the … Read more