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.
Men who identify as feminists self-report more frequent sex and higher levels of sexual satisfaction. The other 60 per cent aren’t having as much fun, according to the findings of a new study.
To understand her contribution to public debate, it’s important to see her in the context of the historical moment that made her work possible, necessary and provocative.
Through history, themes of anger and sorrow have run through women’s marches — but so too have themes of joy, hope and resilience.
After an Indian politician disparaged a woman for her lack of morals because she was wearing ripped jeans, an online protest erupted, reviving the original protest-culture of the ripped jean.
A firebrand activist for women’s rights, her novels espoused truths that made her hugely unpopular with the government.