The 2017 budget contains initiatives that help alleviate some of the worst aspects of its predecessors. However, it doesn't radically turn things around for women.
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
Data for 2014-15 from the Australian Taxation Office shows inequality is growing in a number of areas.
Women’s participation in economics starts off strong but progressively falls through the ranks.
Providing women with credit improves gender inequality.
Female scientists publish more and better research but are promoted less. New research from Mexico exposes gender gap in science there, and across the globe.
Australia is now having a national conversation on domestic violence. Yet the way violence degrades women's financial status remains in the shadows. Much more needs to be done.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
Donald Trump's popularity despite his chauvinism is an ugly reminder that economic inequality and gender inequality go hand-in-hand.
Over the next 20 years, one global strategy will help to shape our cities. Here's what it says about women.
Many research universities have adopted 'family-friendly' tenure rules to help women balance family and career. However, men, not women, seem to benefit from having the extra time.
Women's football was introduced in the Olympics a staggering 96 years after the men's event – and some sports still struggle with gender inequalities.
It's easy to get excited about smart city technology – but we need to think through the human consequences.
Climate justice is becoming an increasingly important part of climate action.
Women need to plan for a future where their career and personal finances will be significantly affected by caring for older relatives.
Women have come a long way in science, but plenty of work remains. After all, gender bias in science doesn't happen in a vacuum.
Publishing the data on the differences between salaries for men and women will only be half the battle.
Oxfam's report shows that as the gap between rich and poor grows, other inequalities are also on the rise.
Rey, Leia and Captain Phasma prove this film is light years ahead of the gender equality curve.
Despite more women joining the workforce, women are retiring with significantly less super than men, and single women do even worse.