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Only two women are in this photo from the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science award night: Minister Karen Andrews, and 2018 Life Scientist awardee Lee Burger. Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Women in STEM need your support – and Australia needs women in STEM

You can support career development by nominating a deserving scientist, innovator or science teacher for recognition through a prize or award.
Thousands of Iranian women took to the streets to protest against the hijab law in Tehran in the spring of 1979. A women’s movement has recently taken hold in Iran. Hengameh Golestan

Iranian women risk arrest: Daughters of the revolution

Iran's young "daughters of the revolution" are protesting hijab laws and demanding equal rights. They're the ultimate symbol of female resistance on this International Women's Day.

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