The Mahabharatha, one of India’s most ancient texts, tells tales of gods and demons, of kings and queens, and of common men and women. The epic story takes place over hundreds of years and serves as the foundation for Hinduism.
Men are far more likely to suffer brain injuries, but the numbers of women affected are nonetheless significant. About 30 percent of brain-injury patients are women. And little research has focused specifically on them — which could have big consequences for their recovery.
Hanna Rosin is the author of the fascinating and provocative new book The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, which explores the shift in power dynamics between men and women and what it means for the future.
Worldview talks with Michael Madero, assistant coach for the University of Chicago's men's soccer team, about the upcoming 2012 European Championships. Then we hear about Argentina's new gender identity law, which allows individuals to legally change their gender without any kind of medical procedure. And, Jerome confronts his new nemesis as Bike to Work Week begins in Chicago.