It always seems just out of reach.
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While Clinton's popular vote win shows progress toward gender equality, her rival's nomination of just three women to his Cabinet is a reminder of how much work still needs to be done to overcome bias in management.
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.
Social definitions of sex tend to oversimplify the biological determinants of gender and anatomy.
When his partner was pregnant, Russell Brand announced he may raise the child 'gender-neutral' to avoid social constraints associated with being a boy or a girl. So what determines your 'sex'?
The study examined how women experienced financial abuse across cultures.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.
Don’t like dresses or skirts for schoolgirls? Then let them wear pants.
There's a simple solution to the school uniform conundrum: have a range of sanctioned options and allow students to choose, no matter their gender.
Screenshot of a fiction movie researchers used to debate genital cutting among families they worked with in Sudan.
In Sudan, female genital cutting is common among many communities. The use of movies that debate this question could change people's opinions about the practice.
Slaves’ stories are not commonly known. But historical archives hold a clue to individual lives.
It is possible to trace the links between patriarchy, violence, gender roles, and the state further into the past. It's also possible to trace the ongoing resistance to these by some women.
Activists, New York City Pride Parade (2016)
In a year with demands of writing and editing a memoir, inspiration can be found in photography.
Meet Bench Girl (you’ll have seen her before).
How the news media distorts the reality of alcohol – new findings.
From women in the kitchen to Santa’s huge ego, Christmas ads are still ridden with conservative gender messaging.
What’s the collective noun for a group of pantomime dames?
Claims have been made that having a male panto dame in this day and age is sexist (Oh no it isn't!)
The story of Snow White story embodies the kinds of gender biases children are exposed to.
Scandinavia's innovative education models present a more diverse and realistic image of the world we live in, and steer clear of gender stereotypes.
Despite its progressive nature, The Age newspaper has never had a female editor-in-chief.
Women remain systemically underrepresented at the top levels of Australia's most powerful institutions – including the media, universities, government, judiciary and corporate sector.
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From washing the dishes to saving tribes from oblivion: Disney's women have come a long way.
Australia’s social safety net is not doing nearly enough to counter the economic harms of violence.
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.
Nakedness has long been employed as a gesture of defiance, highlighting the plight of the oppressed.
The gender gap matters, and we need to recruit, train and retain more men to care for and educate our youngest children
The grave of women’s suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony is covered with ‘I Voted’ stickers.
Clinton won women by 12 points and lost men by 12 -- creating a 24-point 'gender gap.' While that's the largest gender gap in history, the record shows that female voters were always different.
The dress Marilyn wore to sing happy birthday to JFK sold at auction recently for a record-breaking $4.8m.
By de-gendering the job we can get more men in the classroom.
Like so many other countries, the UK is experiencing a shortage of primary school teachers - especially one's of the male variety.