Twin sisters Helen and Rachel Lee have dedicated themselves to getting the sales tax on feminine hygiene products repealed.
Economists explore in a working paper whether parental gender attitudes have an effect on math aptitude.
Scholars are tackling troubling realities of how “assistance ”often harms women fleeing or surviving domestic violence when shelters function similarly to prisons.
The study could have implications for addressing value in the field of radiation medicine, a traditionally male-dominated specialty, according to UCLA's Dr. Luca Valle.
Researcher Q&A: Understanding sex differences can help scientists understand why certain mental health disorders affect men and women differently.
“We feel confident our partners in Hollywood today see the value of diversity in ways that they did not before,” said Dean Darnell Hunt, co-lead author of the report.
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with campus partners is presenting its first “Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Awareness Week.”
An estimated 400,000 American women served in non-combat roles during World War II. Approximately 500 — including five from UCLA — gave their lives.
UCLA alumnae and film and TV veterans Gina Prince-Bythewood and Felicia D. Henderson share experiences with fighting for representation and advice for aspiring writers.
UCLA School of Law panel spotlights the disparate impact of sexual harassment and assault on racial minorities, low-wage workers and immigrants.
The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
In UCLA’s 124th Faculty Research Lecture historian Ellen DuBois will share details of the story, which remains as vital today as it when it was happening.
Sexual harassment and power dynamics in the workplace are the focus of a seminar series that will feature alumnae, legal leaders.
It is the first representative survey of the state’s youth population to measure gender expression.
A new report by UCLA’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center examines all 193 countries that are members of the United Nations.
As part of UCLA Free Speech Week, a panel of lawyers and scholars debated the effects of free speech and examined who benefits and is harmed when limits are imposed.
At UCLA, the proportion of female faculty in these fields has grown dramatically since the 1980s, but there is still room for improvement.
While women have made significant gains in many fields, including medicine, business and law, the percentage of women who receive CS degrees is the smallest across all STEM fields, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
Miriam Posner writes about how get-girls-to-code initiatives that aim to fix tech’s gender imbalance may unintentionally help reinforce it.
Aomawa Shields studies the climate on distant planets. But she also earned an M.F.A. from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and worked as an actress.
The youngest age group has the highest estimated percentage of individuals who identify as transgender.
In a study of rural communities in five countries, researchers found that women provide far more hours of care in their daily lives than do their male counterparts.
Tyrone Howard's Black Male Institute at UCLA focuses on finding ways to propel black male youth to college and prepare them for success in academia and professional life.
Rogers Brubaker’s new book expands on public discussions of identity around Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal.
Adam Romero, the Arnold D. Kassoy Scholar of Law and Senior Counsel at the Williams Institute at UCLA,co-authored an amici curiae brief regarding North Carolina's bill, which prohibits transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity.