Sexual harassment and violence are widespread in universities, and in everyday life. For that to change, the culture has to first.
Living as a woman in North Korea can be psychologically and physically gruelling.
Whether it is racism, sexism or ageism, most of us face prejudice in some domain. And it turns out that damaging stereotypes can significantly affect our intellectual abilities.
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A young black comedian just told the broadcasting community how it really is if you're not part of the media establishment.
Anti-discrimination laws specifically cover gender, but the same is not true for many hate speech statutes in Australia.
It's a crime in many states and territories to publicly threaten or incite violence toward someone based on race, religion and sexual orientation. But what about gender?
Can football really have an impact on society?
For the millions celebrating on the Champs-Elysées last month, Frenchness was not just an idea, it was an intense shared experience. But what happens to that identity when the celebrations end?
Demonstrators rally in support of women’s rights at the Women’s March on Jan. 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
Women face extraordinary difficulty in seeking the birth control method of sterilization due to sexist reproductive norms.
If vintage city design used to trap women in suburbia, what’s the modern city looking like?
In the 1970s, a young urban planning professor, Dolores Hayden, believed that city design was the key to unlocking patriarchal structures that trapped women in the home. How much has the city changed?
Virtual assistants are often assumed to be female – perpetuating gendered assumptions in our imagined future.
Rock'n'Roll has long been associated with sexual misconduct but there are signs the industry is waking up to this.
Many incidents occur in public places.
New research finds that a quarter of respondents have experienced sexual assault.
The beautiful game still needs to perform on bigger social issues.
With some foul-mouthed words to Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Senator David Leyonhjelm has turned a debate about the safety of women into a sleazy political sideshow.
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Many female politicians have had to endure sexist abuse, from Cheryl Kernot to Julia Gillard to Sarah Hanson-Young. And it is not a matter that should simply be brushed aside.
David Leyonhjelm says he has nothing to apologize for.
Leyonhjelm's conduct is at the extreme end of the discourteous, sometimes boorish, discourse that too often is characterising political exchanges.
In a survey of 159 academics, nearly half reported sexual abuse or harassment.
"Fight sexism": graffiti in Turin November 2016
Academics and PhD students from a number of Australian universities have reported sexualised bullying, unfair workloads, sexual harassment and in some cases even sexual assault, usually from their superiors and supervisors.
The way we talk about football reinforces the idea that the men's sport is the norm, and women's the exception.
Sexualised images of women persist in sport media, despite the changing demographics of fans.
Women now make up a sizeable share of football audiences, but unless decked out in short shorts and cropped jerseys, they are barely visible in the media.
The murder of 22-year-old Melburnian Eurydice Dixon has provoked outrage and grief on social media, following police advice to “stay safe”.
Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.
Women make up just 1% of the workforce in the construction, engineering and automotive trades in Australia.
Bringing more women into the trades requires challenging social stigmas and improving mentoring programs and workplace culture.
His recent death will lead to some old debates about his work returning – but are they still valid?