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.
Social media trolling, which is disproportionately aimed at women, is a sign of a much deeper malaise that must be redressed.
We know how to prevent gender-based violence, and that we must respond to survivors' needs. The challenge is in making it happen.
Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
If women aren't given their full rights, they're less likely to believe in democratic institutions.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Boosting growth could be as simple as getting more women into the workforce.
Around the world, social change is curiously one-sided.
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.
Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.