On International Women’s Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.
International Women’s Day is a time to take stock of what has been achieved and what remains to be done. 2020 was a massive missed opportunity to improve gender equity among university leaders.
Telling girls to smile pressures distracts them from the very real, dangerous and sometimes deadly challenges that girls around the world face.
Because of its extreme violence, the Hathras rape sent shock waves throughout India: it is a disturbing reminder of the normalization of rape culture there and should be seen as a call to action.
In December 2020, the Senate became gender-equal, offering up the promise that women’s interests will be represented in the upper chamber.
The pandemic has negatively affected female and racialized faculty. Universities need to make sure their career advancement doesn’t suffer.
It’s clear that when girls and young women are at the forefront of major social justice movements, the old structures of patriarchy and misogyny can be challenged and hopefully dismantled.
Despite having a woman leader, women are largely excluded from key positions of influence and leadership in Myanmar — a situation that helped the country’s military succeed in its recent coup.
TERF is not a slur. Instead, we should use words that accurately describe how some feminists are actually anti-trans activists.
The rise in female researchers has expanded our knowledge of female biology in human and nonhuman animals.
Since an infant was found in a recycling bin last fall in Saskatoon, advocates have renewed their campaign for baby hatches, places mothers can leave newborns safely and anonymously.
Neoliberal governments are getting away with cutting public funding to education — by framing education as women’s work that needs a strong managerial hand.
Women-focused capital financing is supposedly aimed at ending the corporate gender gap. But many equity investors still view women entrepreneurs as being deficient and are practising pinkwashing.
As CEOs, women have it tougher than men. Their severance deals prove it.
At a time when corporations are struggling to address gender gaps at all levels, killing off stereotyped myths such as the Queen Bee Syndrome is essential.
From the prime minister’s public comments to Australia’s diplomatic behaviour, there is considerable room for improvement if we are to be “fair dinkum” about gender equality.
Here’s to the good/bad women leading the world of fiction.
Last year, the word ‘intersectionality’ hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
Alcohol is a leading cause of early deaths among 15- to 49-year-old women worldwide, but drinks marketers love using empowerment to sell them more products.
The Academy still isn’t recognising women’s filmmaking. But you can.