Italy will have its first woman prime minister. And both Italy and Western Europe will have their first far-right majority government since the fall of Mussolini and the end of the Second World War.
A hip-hop artist and scholar says that while rap stresses the oral tradition, the music is also rife with references to a rich range of literature that spans the globe.
Though child marriage rates are declining globally, the practice remains worryingly common in some African countries.
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The meteorologist leading NOAA’s 2022 hurricane field program describes flying through eyewalls and the technology in these airborne labs for tracking rapid intensification in real time.
Residential ‘stroads’ – neighbourhood streets that have become rat runs for through traffic – can be turned back into safe, mixed-use streets that put residents’ and children’s needs first.
From partying in California to activism in Australia, Grace Tame refuses to be defined by past traumatic events. The voice of her memoir, writes Camilla Nelson, is irrepressible.
The public image of Gwen Harwood as a suburban housewife is belied by the raw sensuality of her erotic poetry. And in her personal life, she claimed her right to move – and love – where she would.
Today she is most recognised for roles in Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, but Julie Andrews made her professional West End debut at the age of 12.
These women were intelligent, charismatic and unconventional – far more than just muses.
Women have long demanded change in Iran. In the aftermath of the death of a woman for a hijab violation, women protesters may be leading their country to a freer and more just society.
Facial recognition technology has set us on a path to mass surveillance – but it’s not too late to change course.
The findings will help us better understand how biodiversity responds to a changing climate over time.
The first ever planetary defence test is about to take place 11 million kilometres from Earth. All we can do is wait and see.
Although rare, deaths of babies in slings are potentially preventable. Caregivers should visualise the baby’s airway as tube that is vulnerable and needs protection.
Most teens got their vape from their friends. But of those who bought their own, one-third bought it at the servo, tobacconist or convenience store.
Scooter share schemes actually become more popular in hot weather, as people turn to them to avoid breaking a sweat
Feminist campaigners are using the internet to challenge the conservative establishment and empower Arab women.
The Albanese government is moving to implement seven legislative changes recommended by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins in her Respect@Work Report
Seas are rising in the Torres Strait, swamping crops and graveyards. Friday’s decision by a landmark UN committee is a breakthrough for Indigenous rights and climate justice.
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