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Women lead Indian families as men migrate
Divya Arya / BBC
"Everyone now knows me by my name. Identity is not a small thing. Earlier only men were known by their names, now women are identified by their names too."
How did patriarchy actually begin?
Angela Saini / BBC
The word "patriarchy", meaning "rule of the father", reflects how male power has long been believed to start in the family with men as heads of their households, passing power from fathers to sons. But across the primate world, this is vanishingly rare. And patriarchy isn't universal among humans, either.
Women’s Tennis Suddenly Has a Big(ish) Three
Matthew Futterman / The New York Times
Iga Swiatek, Elena Rybakina and Aryna Sabalenka have been winning just about everything important lately, emerging as a potential triumvirate unseen in the women’s game for about a decade.
Meet the Women Mapping New York City’s Halal Food
Sam Lin-Sommer / Atlas Obscura
Since 2017, the Muslim Foodies have reviewed around 370 New York area halal restaurants for their blog and gained an international following for their mouth-watering depictions of halal food.
Could Women Be Hardwired for Endurance Events?
Christine Yu / Runners World
In an excerpt from Up to Speed, author Christine Yu examines what we know about female physiology—and why more science on sex differences in sport is so important.
The modern Asian face is increasingly defined by a Korean beauty standard, with Southeast Asian women especially looking toward Korea for the latest and most advanced beauty products and procedures. But Korean beauty standards are today remixed into broader beauty norms as the reigning look in beauty becomes more of an internet-driven global uniformity.