Valesca Fora do Eixo, Brazilian funk artist.
The sounds and sights of Brazilian feminist funk.
The relevance of the female gaze is brought sharply into focus in this funny, shocking and groundbreaking drama
Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor.
Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th, and first female, Doctor Who, an announcement that has been a long time coming.
The versatile, controversial piece of clothing has come to symbolise both the oppression of women and their empowerment.
Fat stigma harms the health and wellbeing of fat people.
Evidence shows fat-shaming health campaigns have little effect on promoting healthy lifestyles and weight loss among fat people.
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors | Hirshhorn Museum.
By speaking their truths in societies that would rather not know, queer painters, female rappers and other outsider artists are pushing the bounds of gender and sexuality in the developing world.
Madonna and fashion designer Jeremy Scott arrive at this year’s Met Gala in New York.
Why is Cher, 71, celebrated when she wears a near-nude costume while Madonna, 58, receives revulsion? 19th century women's magazines reveal how the double standards of beauty for older women came about.
Nikki Shiels in The Rover.
The Rover begins with 17th-century playwright Aphra Behn inviting those who don't like the idea of a female writer to fuck off, setting the tone for a hilarious and utterly relevant romp through Naples.
Tales of levitation tend to belie stark inequalities and various forms of violence (often upon women).
In 2014 and 2015, about 35 per cent of aid committed by OECD donors addressed gender in some way.
Canada is making a major commitment to foreign aid that will help girls and women. But will its new aid policy have the unintended consequence of shutting doors to other much-needed aid?
Sandra Bullock in Gravity (2013) portrayed a female protagonist well, but the industry has a long way to go.
Only 10% of films have a gender-balanced cast, and getting more women on screens starts with the screenwriters. The solution can be as simple as giving minor characters female names.
Women transitioning from the front lines to civilian life are bringing with them some pretty high expectations of equality.
Demilitarised female guerrillas in Colombia are hoping to spark a new women's movement based in the FARC's revolutionary ideals.
EMILY’s List helps elect pro-choice Democratic women candidates to office.
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Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
Some musicians believe certain instruments, such as the trumpet, are more ‘masculine’.
Women are disturbingly under-represented in Australian jazz, with relatively few female composers and instrumentalists. What's holding them back? And what can be done about it?
The Lebanese government banned Wonder Woman just hours before its scheduled domestic release.
Why haven't feminists noted that the film is too Western and too white?
Elizabeth Esguerra, Belinda McClory and Ming Zhu Hii in Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. at Melbourne’s Malthouse.
'Well behaved women seldom make history,' wrote historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and Revolt. She said. Revolt again. at Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre takes the idea to its apocalyptic extremes.
Screeshot of the Havells ad which tries to emphasis sexism and reverse roles.
India's advertisements not only challenge but also reverse the dominant roles that Indian men assume with the women in their lives.
Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman: she fights better than a man, but prioritises peace.
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In a world where public avenues for violence are increasingly open to women, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman presents us with an ethical and feminist model of fighting femininity.
For thousands of years, women’s tattoos have been permanent records of female power over adversity.
For thousands of years, tattoos have been indicative of the passage from girlhood to womanhood, of female power and female beauty.
Lipstick Under My Burkha challenges India’s patriarchal society as well as the film industry’s bias against women.
Alankrita Srivastava's feminist film has Indian censors in a tizzy.