Posts tagged "gender"
Supreme Court of India Recognizes Transgender Rights

Supreme Court of India Recognizes Transgender Rights

India's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that official documents must allow transgender people to identify as a third gender and directed the federal and state governments to include transgender people, known as hijras, in welfare programs such as education, health care, and job programs.
ACLU Seeks Investigation of Stereotype-Based Single-Sex Education Program

ACLU Seeks Investigation of Stereotype-Based Single-Sex Education Program

The program at Somerset Middle School relies on harmful stereotypes about boys and girls.
US Ranked 23rd in Women's Equality in Global Gender Gap Index

US Ranked 23rd in Women’s Equality in Global Gender Gap Index

Eighty-six out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with women's political participation experiencing the most progress.