A new book illuminates the bold lives of Australian women journalists between 1860 and the end of Word War II – a time when female reporters were ‘almost unheard of’.
Marina Benjamin’s essays investigate the social and philosophical dimensions of housework and ‘femininity’. Maxine Fei-Chung’s book gives an often-harrowing account of eight women who struggle.
Lady Rhondda was a suffragette, a business leader and an editor. A statue of her is expected to be revealed in Newport, south Wales, next year.
Asia’s much touted low-cost, export-oriented manufacturing model increases gender discrimination.
Women are severely underrepresented in tech. Strength in numbers – communities for women and women mentoring women – can counter tech’s sexist culture and help retain women in the field.
The pandemic affected working women in several spheres of life.
My research suggests City firms’ efforts to deliver more equal representation at the top have not worked because they were never meant to.
During the Middle Ages, women were steadily excluded from both the practice and the study of medicine by an overwhelmingly male-dominated, institutional and hierarchical system.
Britain is now desperately short of workers in some sectors. Yet our interviews with 100 women aged 50 and over show how hard it is for them to find secure employment
Women’s sexuality may be more flexible and adaptive than men’s.
Women resort to confidentially alerting co-workers, colleagues or classmates about harassment when they don’t trust the official channels for lodging complaints.
Why age and gender are such prominent mechanisms of exclusion in parliaments and governments.
In Kenya, the prevalence of female genital mutilation has dropped by 24.2 percentage points where an alternative rite of passage is being tried.
A high-profile conviction for a crime that is not taken seriously enough is a victory for the victim and campaigners.
The app best known for kids sharing video clips of themselves singing and dancing has become a powerful tool for activists speaking out against repression in Iran.
In contrast to their depiction in most mafia films, women are an integral part of these groups with their own criminal knowledge and capacity for violence
Feminine leadership encompasses aspects of ourselves that have been pushed aside within conventionally male-dominant spaces. Recentring them can foster leadership that is more inclusive.
Uncertainty about how long symptoms will last can be tough for women going through hormonal changes that come with menopause. Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear cut time frame.
Far more streets, buildings and public spaces in Canada are named after men than women, despite women making up a majority of the population.
If passed in its current form, the European Union’s new directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence will be world-leading.