The difference was striking. The British study found that per kilometer driven, the risk by men to others when they were behind the wheel of a car or van was double that of women.
Women were particularly more vulnerable to lower-body injuries involving the legs, spine and abdomen. They were twice as likely to sustain those injuries as their male counterparts.
“What we found is it’s not just whether you feel comfortable or not, but that your performance on things that matter — in math and verbal dimensions, and how hard you try — is affected by temperature,” said study co-author Tom Chang.
New York Times columnist Thomas Edsall, who loves to turn to scholars for understanding, asked a psychology professor, Northwestern University’s Dan McAdams, for help in understanding the gap.
A major reason many men are concerned about transgender women using female-designated public bathrooms, researcher Rebecca Stones suggests, is because they see themselves as women’s protectors.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales in Australia and Columbia University in the United States pooled and analyzed data from 68 studies from around the world.
Accelerating women’s advancement is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for business. Minneapolis still has more to do.
Of all the factors that influence child death rates in high-income countries, the one with the most persistent association is poverty, the authors point out.
The taunting of a female city councilor is a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive for ‘womenomics.’ Mr. Abe wants 30 percent of senior managers to be women by 2020.