A key part of the budget's focus on women was a funding boost to help stop domestic violence.
Brittany Higgins, Christine Holgate, that awful desk thing at parliament. It is easy think it is all bad news and nothing is changing. But these Australians show there is hope.
Many men may be wondering how they can help make this moment count for gender equality. Which type of ally will you be?
Scott Morrison and Michael McCormack have both called for empathy training for MPs. But it has all the hallmarks of a human resources fad.
Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.
The Morrison government is counting on the news cycle moving on and protesters giving up.
Most Indian farmers are women. But few own their land, and gender inequality limits their access to markets. These issues won't be fixed by recent agricultural reforms; in fact, they may get worse.
Gender equality doesn't top any country's international agenda – yet. But ever more countries, including the US, are starting to discern that women's rights really are human rights.
Afghan women interviewed about current talks between the government and the Taliban say, 'There is no going back.' Taliban fundamentalist rule in the 1990s forced women into poverty and subservience.
The availability of data by sex and gender is important for national responses when it comes to prevention, treatment and control.
Experts reviewed the literature on climate change and gender in developing countries, and found many unhelpful, outdated assumptions are still kicking around.
Research shows that when one country – particularly a powerful one – puts more women in power, other nations tend to follow suit.
The male privilege in Australia’s parliament has given its members such a sense of exceptionalism, they think the standards of the corporate office should not apply to their workplace.
There's no better way and better opportunity for Canada to prove it can be a world leader than now, with a comprehensive global health strategy for the post-pandemic era.
Women's leadership reached new heights this year, just as the Coalition's gendered policy response to the pandemic set women back across the board.
COVID-19 has presented an opportunity to increase gender equality both in Canada and worldwide. Rebuilding with women at the forefront will help communities succeed post-pandemic.
A new survey shows that while younger men generally had more progressive views than older men on gender roles, they also endorsed such ideas as men's use of violence and control in relationships.
Mink, the first woman of color in Congress, brought a racially and historically aware brand of feminism into lawmaking and ran for president in 1972. But women's history largely overlooks her.
It is true federal parliament is an atypical work environment. But that does not make it "special" and therefore, beyond community standards.
Neither Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk, nor the Liberal National Party's Deb Frecklington appear to be interested in highlighting the needs and perspectives of women ahead of October 31.