The end of an era?
Ever wondered what it would be like to date in a completely gender-equal world? The answer may surprise you.
Michelle Obama with elementary school students in Washington on Oct. 6, 2015.
Michelle Obama placed motherhood at the center of her role as first lady – a decision not all women applauded.
We may think we're comfortable with female bosses and politicians but research into implicit biases suggests otherwise.
Did we hold Clinton to an unreasonably high standard?
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A sinister Hillary Clinton dominated conservative media, but also appeared in mainstream journalism. Why?
A disempowering judgment by the Special Court for Sierra Leone should not blind us to how local activists still made use of its symbolic power.
How are we to understand why people in different parts of the world continue to demand and participate in transitional justice institutions and processes in spite of the shortcomings?
Had US Senator Elizabeth Warren (left) been the Democratic candidate, she might be president by now.
If there been an alternative feminist candidate, with a different, more disruptive agenda, we would have a feminist president.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
Hillary Clinton: she has been shamed by women as every kind of bad feminist.
The US election has exposed deep divisions between older and younger feminists. Women have shamed Hillary Clinton as every kind of bad feminist.
Clinton attending a school event in Luxor in 1999, as First Lady.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
Youths hold hands for a prayer during a gathering at sunset outside the Christian Fellowship Church in Benton, Kentucky.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
Meryl Streep knows how much feminists and other ‘untraditional’ women struggle to be liked.
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There are powerful but hidden psychological forces at work that make it difficult for many women to utter the f-word.
Women across Latin America took to the streets after a 16-year-old girl was raped and murdered in a coastal town of Argentina in October 2016.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.
Chinese Australians have been in Australia for more than a century, but they are invisible in our records.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Alanna Kamp on how racism and sexism has excluded lives and experiences of Chinese-Australian women from our historical record.
Social media abuse is often personal, sexist and wounding.
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Social media trolling, which is disproportionately aimed at women, is a sign of a much deeper malaise that must be redressed.
Muslim women are often criticised for their lack of political involvement, but Algerian women have embraced both anti-colonial and feminist movements.
Under the Shadow
Scary moments with a wider social message.
Raise your voice … a protester from the women’s rights group Femen protests in the Ukraine.
Clementine Ford's Fight Like a Girl is the latest in a new wave of feminist memoirs. These frank, fearless books reveal the hostility and deep discomfort women’s ever-strengthening public voice has provoked.
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Women’s privates have moved to the front and centre of popular entertainment. And they're not always pretty.
Same same but different.
Women line the Atlantic City boardwalk to protest the 1968 Miss America pageant.
Feminist Theories & Art Practices
For decades, the Miss America pageant had excluded minorities while celebrating a very narrow definition of womanhood. Then two separate protests – a women's liberation picket and the lesser-known Miss Black America pageant – said 'enough is enough.'