The Whitlam government’s removal of the sales tax may seem small, but it increased access to the pill for many women and in doing so, changed their lives.
With sexism embedded into today’s social media landscape, it’s easy to ignore that conversations about equality can benefit both men and women.
Short fiction’s fragmentation reflects its origins as a response to trauma. Two new collections explore the dangers and vulnerability of womanhood, and the global threat of climate change.
Afghanistan’s new rulers have broken their pledge to uphold women’s rights.
Only a small percentage of women in rural areas have access to the Internet, so participation in online activism is limited to urban centres.
Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
Africans are adopting podcasting as a way of telling their own stories. In one class in Egypt, this took a feminist turn.
Iranian women have a long history of campaigning for their rights. The latest protests bring together a host of religious and gender groups suppressed by the country’s clerical regime.
If the Canadian women’s movement doesn’t become transnational in scope, it risks continuing a colonial culture that sustains systemic barriers for women in Canada and around the world.
Four years after its release, My Year of Rest and Relaxation has become a publishing and cultural phenomenon – with TikTok trends and film rights bought by Margot Robbie. But is it exploitative?
In 1972, 5 women – Helen Garner, Claire Dobbin, Evelyn Krape, Yvonne Marini and Jude Kuring –spent 5 months workshopping a play. Frank, angry and explicit, it was a beacon of 1970s women’s liberation.
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.
“Toxic masculinity” has been used to explain everything from the election of Donald Trump to why Ross from Friends is awful. But what does it actually mean?
A survey on stereotypes and discrimination in the business world reveals major disparities between men and women.
Women’s studies programs should continue to be supported to ensure the fight for women’s rights are not reversed or forgotten.
Does a journalist’s gender matter if their job is to speak truth to power? It shouldn’t but until recently did. A new book, Through Her Eyes, tells the stories of our women foreign correspondents.
Ash derided women’s liberation as “that foolishness” – but her success story is very feminist.
The centrality of religion as a governing principle is cause for concern given the reversals of women’s rights seen globally.
Former president Bourguiba’s standing as father of Tunisian feminism has come under scrutiny.
Run by a collective of women and covering both the political and personal, Spare Rib was unlike anything before it.