It feels like history was made in 2021. But it is hard to argue there has been concrete change at Parliament House … yet.
Many scientists stuck at home during university closures dealt with increased domestic responsibilities. But some groups had it worse than others.
LDS leaders still stress that men should ‘preside’ over their families. But in recent years, messages about marriage have stressed more equal partnership.
Former staffer Rachelle Miller made sensational allegations on the last day of parliament for 2021.
Australia has made some progress in gender equality in the diplomatic and security sectors, but a new index shows work remains to be done.
The review has been underway since March, speaking to current and former MPs and employees at parliament house.
Reproductive leave policies can help workers who are trying to start a family, dealing with painful periods or going through menopause.
Women’s climate knowledge is often overlooked, despite it being a vital resource for adapting to a warming world.
Girls and women will experience climate change in unique ways. This includes being vulnerable to gender-based violence as climate change brings about forced migration, loss of housing and income.
The research has challenged the conventional notion that female journalists are powerless in a male-dominated world.
A French trial will use virtual reality headsets to trigger empathy in perpetrators. But previous research findings suggest we need to be sceptical of claims about what the technology can do.
South Africa has a huge gender gap in terms of policies and interventions that would help women entrepreneurs.
Australia used to be a pioneer when it came to equal pay. Today, the average woman has to work an extra 61 days each year to earn the same as the average man.
Parties strive for gender equality in preselecting candidates. But if they select more women than men in marginal seats, this isn’t true equality — it’s ticking a box.
Research charting women’s political careers from the moment they are first interested shows they experience abuse at each stage — and this forces some to abandon their ambitions.
Political biographies show us who is ‘worthy’ of being written about … and who is overlooked in history.
Japan has a very poor record on promoting gender equality – and it’s political system is no exception.
The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.
As politicians and experts meet to talk about how to make workplaces and homes safer for women, we also need to look at the bigger picture.
Over 15 seasons, 90% of all opera productions at The Royal Opera credited a male director.