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.
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Women have always had to fight gender rules in order to gain power.
Clinton: crucified by the religious right?
Want to know why Hillary isn't president? Just turn to the Bible.
Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a campaign rally in Cincinnati.
A fashion historian describes the controversial history of the pantsuit – and how Clinton transformed her signature ensemble into a rallying cry for female empowerment.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
Emma Rice © Sarah Lee
For many, it is Rice’s advocacy of gender equality and diversity that define her short tenure at the Globe. So what happens next?
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.
The female body should maintain warmth better than the male, but this doesn’t seem to be the case.
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.
New linguistic studies show the ratio of “he” to “she” in Australian news reporting is 3.4 to 1.
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A new database that shows the use of gendered words in major Australian newspapers tells us much about whose voices are being heard.
Targeted interventions can help reduce levels of violence against women.
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Women already face high levels of violence in Haiti. But natural disasters can provide a good opportunity to intervene.
Too much research focuses on "fixing women", so let's hear the male line on what needs to be done.
One in four young people are prepared to excuse physical abuse by their partner.
Research shows that many young Australians are not aware of appropriate boundaries in relationships. It's important that children are informed by research rather than rhetoric.
Who am I, as an academic, to decide in advance what is or what is not triggering to others?
Clare Wright: one of many women historians carving a role as a public intellectual.
Compared to the male-dominated STEM disciplines and social sciences like philosophy and political science, Australian history has been remarkably feminised. Indeed there may be more women historians here than in the UK or US.