Gender & Sexuality

Textbooks influence view of Afghan females

The characterizations of Afghan females in school textbooks were heavily influenced by the country’s political regimes, according to a Stanford study. The researchers say it’s evidence of how a nation can use textbooks to influence children’s view on women’s place in society.

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Better medicine for women helps everyone

Professor of Medicine Marcia Stefanick explains why considerating sex and gender differences in research and treatment would improve medical care for everyone.