Leia's little-known academic standing can help challenge patriarchal notions about gender roles.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
Research laboratories are dominated by men, and that's not only bad for lab culture, it can be dangerous for science.
The notion of an society organised on merit has held Britain in its sway for decades.
Every romantic relationship has a power dynamic. While men are just as likely as women to say they wield less power, the costs of feeling subordinate were far from equal.
Stars of one of sport's biggest success stories are slowly revealing the dangerous influence of Spice Girls-style postfeminism.
A controversial policy could make women prove they were raped before they can get benefits is set to come into effect despite a wide coalition of opponents.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
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.
Forcing women to wear high heels at work is discriminatory, but it will take more than the law to change dress codes.
True democracy is actually a radical idea.
Although politicians claim to place a great deal of importance on the idea of the fair go, there are still significant ways in which Australian society seems to depart from this idea.
The idea of a minimum wage has become widely accepted so why is a maximum wage so controversial?
French law prohibits the collection of any data based on race, ethnicity or religion. But this leaves minorities vulnerable.
Design will make the difference between smart city projects offering great promise or actually reinforcing or even widening the existing gaps in unequal ways their cities serve residents.
Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Researchers have come up with a new way to make sure each partner in a business gets their fair share when they decide to split.
If women aren't given their full rights, they're less likely to believe in democratic institutions.
A bomb threat delivered to LGBTIQ radio station Joy FM this week highlights how divisive, dangerous and ugly the same-sex marriage plebiscite campaign could become.
The people responsible for the country's successes are the victims of its political failures.