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New Research: Americans Overwhelmingly Want Foreign Policy Supporting Gender Equality

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Most Americans strongly support a U.S. foreign policy that promotes global gender equality, according to a new survey by researchers at Tufts University. The survey also found that Americans’ support for the advancement of women and girls remains high even when those goals conflict with priorities, such as international trade or relations with friends and allies.

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New Tool Quantifies Power Imbalance Between Female and Male Characters in Hollywood Movie Scripts

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A new machine learning tool analyzed language in 800 Hollywood movie scripts found subtle but widespread gender bias in degree of power and agency given to and female and male characters.

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Study: Colleges with Fewer Women Less Likely to Publish Sexual Assault Policies, Definitions of Consent

Small, private colleges with fewer female students are less likely than larger public colleges to have sexual assault policies and a definition of sexual consent on their websites, according to a new study from researchers at RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Measuring the Implicit Biases We May Not Even Be Aware Of

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Two UF Psychology Professors Examine the Prejudices and Stereotypes That Contribute to Social Inequality and Discuss the Tests Social Scientists Apply to Measure the Implicit Bias People Tend to Harbor

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

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The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.

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Breakthrough Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership Launches at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business

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The University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business today announced the opening of the Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership (CGEL), to foster leadership, support deep faculty research, and advance meaningful corporate change.

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