Women need to plan for a future where their career and personal finances will be significantly affected by caring for older relatives.
If we want a genuine ideas boom in Australia, then we need to remove the barriers preventing women from reaching the highest levels in science.
It's fitting that on International Women's Day we recognise the fact that greater diversity in science boosts research and its economic outcomes.
Women receive less pay than men, especially at a top management level, and are less represented on the board of organisations, a new study has found.
Publishing the data on the differences between salaries for men and women will only be half the battle.
Screen Australia has announced a five point plan to promote gender balance, including A$3 million funding for female-led creative projects.
Men outnumber women almost two-to one in senior academic positions in Australia's universities. But there is a way that female academics can play a vital role in bridging that gap.
The world is generally not safe for women. But some projects in North Africa provide a glimpse of hope as the world marks the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Women are just as successful as men at winning grants, but there are far fewer of them applying. The ARC's new Gender Equality Action Plan aims to redress that.
Women in countries with better access to policies like paid leave and subsidized child care are more likely to start a business oriented toward growth and job creation.
The role of an engineer has diversified over the years to be something more than just building structures. But that is yet to be reflected in the way we teach the engineers of the future.
Measures to bring more female directors into the executive suite are failing to boost performance. Here's why...
Climate change isn't gender-neutral. The effects are likely to hit the world's poorest women hardest of all, because they are more likely to lack the resources to escape natural disasters or disease.
Half of the schools in the eight-member Ivy League now have female presidents. What about colleges and universities outside the Ivy League?
The Guardian and The Economist appointed their first women editor-in-chiefs this year. Will this change the gendered nature of news and newsrooms across the world?
The number of women receiving undergraduate degrees in computer science has plummeted by 40% in the last 20 years. How can this be changed? Ask Maria Klawe.