Jazmina Cininas, Christina sleeps on both sides of Grandma’s bed, 2010. Reduction linocut 52.8 x 71.8cm.
From witch-hunts to the suffragettes, belief in womanly werewolfs has flourished at times when the female gender was under threat. But in contemporary fiction, film and art, werewolf lore is evolving in surprising ways.
As the series draws to a close, it will leave in its wake controversy and debate.
Meow Meow stars in Victorian Opera’s ‘Tis Pity.
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Victoria Opera's 'Tis Pity brings a litany of harlots to the stage, but doesn't give its female lead many characters to play with. Indeed it risks capitulating to the very 'male hypocrisy' it seeks to address.
Pussyhat pride: two protestors in Austin, Texas.
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Craftivism allows feminists to reclaim traditionally feminine skills – and defy oppression.
Cate Blanchett disappears into her role as the Mother in RED: sweating and furious with the fundamental compulsion to mate.
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Cate Blanchett howls and contorts in RED, del kathryn barton's ferocious exploration of female power.
Kenyans marching in solidarity with Americans and women worldwide to protest the sexist statements of president Donald Trump.
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Donald Trump has done what decades of American feminism could not: unite women worldwide in solidarity.
Establishing unique voices from various female perspectives will help create a united front on issues of specific female concern.
Sport remains the most evocative public demonstration of difference between the sexes, so its importance to feminist politics cannot be neglected.
Hillary beaten by anti-feminism?
Clinton was fighting a deep-rooted misogynist sentiment which goes back decades.
The end of an era?
Ever wondered what it would be like to date in a completely gender-equal world? The answer may surprise you.
Michelle Obama with elementary school students in Washington on Oct. 6, 2015.
Michelle Obama placed motherhood at the center of her role as first lady – a decision not all women applauded.
We may think we're comfortable with female bosses and politicians but research into implicit biases suggests otherwise.
Did we hold Clinton to an unreasonably high standard?
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A sinister Hillary Clinton dominated conservative media, but also appeared in mainstream journalism. Why?
A disempowering judgment by the Special Court for Sierra Leone should not blind us to how local activists still made use of its symbolic power.
How are we to understand why people in different parts of the world continue to demand and participate in transitional justice institutions and processes in spite of the shortcomings?
Had US Senator Elizabeth Warren (left) been the Democratic candidate, she might be president by now.
If there been an alternative feminist candidate, with a different, more disruptive agenda, we would have a feminist president.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
Hillary Clinton: she has been shamed by women as every kind of bad feminist.
The US election has exposed deep divisions between older and younger feminists. Women have shamed Hillary Clinton as every kind of bad feminist.
Clinton attending a school event in Luxor in 1999, as First Lady.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
Youths hold hands for a prayer during a gathering at sunset outside the Christian Fellowship Church in Benton, Kentucky.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
Meryl Streep knows how much feminists and other ‘untraditional’ women struggle to be liked.
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There are powerful but hidden psychological forces at work that make it difficult for many women to utter the f-word.
Women across Latin America took to the streets after a 16-year-old girl was raped and murdered in a coastal town of Argentina in October 2016.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.