Frances McDormand's inspirational Oscars speech could lead to more diversity in the industry. But you can’t be inclusive at the top if minorities can’t gain a foothold in the first place.
About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Amazon, like the entire tech sector, has suffered from a lack of diversity in its workforce. This trend is likely to continue when it opens a second headquarters in one of 20 cities.
Good Girls Revolt, One Mississippi and I Love Dick are all female led dramas cancelled by Amazon.
Gender bias is an ongoing problem in the visual arts. Change is needed at every level to tackle it.
Sportswomen still struggle for attention and too many girls are discouraged from taking sport seriously.
The average Australian female artist is better educated than her male counterpart but earns significantly less than him, new research shows. And artists' incomes are declining in real terms.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
There is a gender gap in the music and sound industry. Inspiring young girls about careers in these fields has never been more important.
Evidence shows that otherwise high-performing female students under-perform compared to their male peers on certain questions in physics. We don't know why.
Flexible working reduces the likelihood that women cut their hours or leave the labour market after childbirth.
Inequality of opportunities accounts for roughly 8% of income inequality in Australia.
While getting more women to take part in sport is a laudable achievement, it would be better if the campaign also helped free them from the objectification of the dominant male gaze.
Original content made by subscription and on demand platforms such as Netflix and Amazon is taking off – but what does that mean for women screenwriters and producers?
Showrunner Chris Chibnall has been praised for the courage of his vision. But casting a female lead is very much on trend at present.
Conflict and poverty further deepen the impacts of climate change, resulting widening income inequality between women and men.
Inequality has become impossible to avoid as the BBC has been forced to compete with the private sector.
Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy have been rewarded this week.
According to a recent study, horror is the only film genre where women appear and speak as often as men.
More young women and girls could be encouraged to look to a career in science thanks to the new Superstars in STEM project.