This study examines how a program in the Democratic Republic of Congo challenged gender norms by helping men change their individual gendered behaviours. Despite these changes, men still adhered to gender hierarchy, suggesting that gender equality requires more systemic transformation.
Gender bias and discrimination often prevent women from advancement throughout their careers. This study looks at how professional women enact a strategy of “intentional invisibility” to achieve their career goals when encountering structural gender inequality.
This brief examines five experimental studies which dispel the notion that women can reduce gender inequality in the workplace by simply “leaning in” and overcoming internal barriers like lack of confidence.