10+ Best Articles on Women
The most useful articles on women from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Women Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on women by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Females on average perform better than males on a 'theory of mind' test across 57 countries
- How Confidence Is Weaponized Against Women
- The Coronavirus Is a Disaster for Feminism
- When Women Make Headlines
- How Successful Women Sustain Career Momentum
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‘Women’s history is women’s right’
A tribute to overlooked innovators, good troublemakers, and remarkable women of the past, present, and future
Men Are Lonely. But Women Are Being Attacked.
Male loneliness is not a woman's problem to solve
Why are so many senior women leaders considering resigning?
According to women support network Chief, more than a third of women leaders considered resigning last year.
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Females on average perform better than males on a 'theory of mind' test across 57 countries
Females, on average, are better than males at putting themselves in others' shoes and imagining what the other person is thinking or feeling, suggests a new study of over 300,000 people in 57…
«putting ourselves in other people's shoes, to imagine another person's thoughts and feelings. This is known as "»
How Successful Women Sustain Career Momentum
The authors, executive coaches for women leaders, wanted to understand why some women are able to sustain and maintain career momentum, despite the systemic, structural problems women — and especially…
How Confidence Is Weaponized Against Women
When women fail to achieve career goals, leaders are prone to attribute it to a lack of self-confidence. And when women demonstrate high levels of confidence through behaviors, such as being…
«confidence is a highly gendered word aimed at and adopted by both women and men to explain away the slower progression of women at work.»
The Coronavirus Is a Disaster for Feminism
Writing in The Atlantic, Helen Lewis details the ways that women face outsized consequences in a pandemic and what governments could do about it. As she notes, William Shakespeare wrote King Lear and Isaac Newton’s work flourished during the Great Plague of London, but they weren’t sheltering in place with children. Lewis offers telling anecdotal and statistical evidence that during the coronavirus pandemic women are likely to shoulder the lion’s share of child care and domestic work and are more likely to lose or give up their jobs, all while governments pay scant attention to their thoughts or needs.
«“As a collective academic group, we knew there would be an outbreak that came out of China, that shows you how globalization spreads disease, that’s going to paralyze financial systems, and there was no pot of money ready to go, no governance plan … We knew all this, and they didn't listen. So why would they listen to something about women?”»
The Women of Iran Are TIME's 2022 Heroes of the Year
The movement young women in Iran are leading is educated, liberal, secular, raised on higher expectations, and desperate for normality
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on women.
When Women Make Headlines
A visual essay about the (mis)representation of women in the news
BBC 100 Women 2022: Who is on the list this year?
This is the list of 100 women from BBC 100 Women for 2022
Algorithms that run our lives are racist and sexist. Meet the women trying to fix them
From insurance payments to courtroom sentencing, AI makes increasingly complex decisions about our lives. And our belief that data is neutral allows algorithms to get away with murder. The fight back…
Women At Ernst & Young Instructed On How To Dress, Act Nicely Around Men
At the height of #MeToo movement, the message of a US training seminar was "fix the women."
Athleisure, barre and kale: the tyranny of the ideal woman
How we became suckers for the hard labor of self-optimization. By Jia Tolentino
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Big ideas in science and math. Because you want to know more. Launched by @SimonsFdn. 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. http://quantamagazine.org
Democratic socialist since 1954.
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Authority and insight on how modern work is changing people’s lives, from @Digiday Media.
Harvard Business Review
The best ideas in business and management to help people, organizations, and economies work better.
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