Some deride a Carnival trend in which women revel in the streets wearing swimsuits and feather boas. But to feminists, 'bikini mas' is a highly political act.
Planet 50:50 is a worthy aspiration this International Women's Day – but there is still a mountain to climb and employers need to help.
Unless we’re addressing inequalities everywhere, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.
Men, if you want a great relationship this Valentine's Day, turn on the vacuum.
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it's fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.
Labor’s project of economic transformation hit some harder realities as Paul Keating assumed the top job. And a new push on remaking Australia stirred a brooding reaction of its own.
Women are still grossly underrepresented as chairpeople, directors or chief executives of international sporting bodies, to the great detriment of those sports.
Women remain systemically underrepresented at the top levels of Australia's most powerful institutions – including the media, universities, government, judiciary and corporate sector.
Women’s exclusion from legal and political power for much of last century makes Susan Kiefel’s appointment all the more significant.
A proposed budget freeze would hurt everyone, but history shows women take the hardest hit.
Study suggests vaccination and hygiene may help countries that are struggling with gender equality.
The prospect of a Trump presidency does not bode well for women in general and feminism in particular.
India's economy keeps growing, but women's rights are going backwards: why?
Girls and women still face implicit and explicit discrimination, and a key to changing that is for more women to take on leadership roles.
Donald Trump's popularity despite his chauvinism is an ugly reminder that economic inequality and gender inequality go hand-in-hand.
Too much research focuses on "fixing women", so let's hear the male line on what needs to be done.
Over the next 20 years, one global strategy will help to shape our cities. Here's what it says about women.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.