The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
A century ago, early British nudists had to fight for the right to publish naked photos – the similarities with social media today are striking.
Women’s rights activists used maps to highlight which regions hadn’t given women the vote: we can use the same tactics to push climate action.
Reintegration is a gendered phenomenon — women, men and LGBTQ+ people experience it differently.
Feminists across China came together on Weibo to fight back against under- and misrepresentation of them during the early days of COVID-19.
This Suffrage Day, September 19, we remember Kate Sheppard as a heroine of the movement. But we should also remember others who paved the way, even if they don’t have a banknote to their name.
One citation at a time, a professor and her students are crafting a more complete picture of Dante’s women.
The battle against gender-based violence never ends but the work of the women who set up the first refuges in the 1970s deserves wider recognition.
While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.
Digital assistants have been defaulted to having female voices because of how developers and coders view women’s labour.
Cinderella has been taken further and further away from its origins that we forget it was originally a radical story about female desire, servitude and violence.
From its strong female lead who could take down anything in her path to its LGBT undertones, Xena: Warrior Princess stole the hearts of a truly diverse audience.
When the movement made its way from the United States in 2016, it wasn’t met with nearly the same amount of support we see today.
Sharia is often portrayed as being brutal and barbaric. However, in many parts of the world, women are using Sharia to stop oppressive practices.
Pipelines, dams, gadgets: does water management really need to be all about control and power? Adopting less masculine ideas and working with nature may be more prudent.
While Mother’s Day is often surrounded by cloying sentiment, Australian mums have a long history of political activism and forcing social change.
This Mother’s Day reflect on why mainstream media doesn’t recognize racialized women-led resistance movements as feminism. On the 12th anniversary of the Gardiner protest, let’s centre Tamil mothers.
With her incandescent anger, sharp tongue and courage, Kate Jennings spoke to power. Her death offers a moment to reflect on the role of writers as forces of social change.
From Emmeline Pankhurst’s Women’s Social and Political Union, to Christine Holgate and Brittany Higgins, suffragette white has a long history.
Saudi women are empowering themselves by running businesses and challenging ‘traditional’ gender roles.