Five decades ago Australia's industrial relations system endorsed the concept of 'equal pay for equal work'. So why does the gender pay gap endure?
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
While Scott Morrison has touted the record seven women in his cabinet, the overall representation of women in parliament has barely improved since the last election in 2016.
Women are vastly outnumbered in India's parliament but there are some key names to look out for.
As India grapples with boosting the number of jobs available to people, it must ensure it does not leave women behind.
The AFLW has come a long way in a short time. But amid calls for even faster expansion, more games and a longer season, it pays to remember that in footy you shouldn't go too hard, too early.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
Women make about 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, little changed in recent years. Could more pay transparency change that?
There are at least eight different ways to view gender equality. And this helps us understand why one of the biggest challenges for workplace gender equality is defining and measuring success.
Despite a repressive legal system that puts men in charge of female relatives, women in Saudi Arabia also attend school, become lawyers, see friends and fight for their rights.
A combination of a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, conservative religious values and gender-insensitive law enforcement practices still deters Indonesian women from reporting rape.
Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.
Female-centred health services are good, but they may detract from gender equality and men’s health.
A bomb threat outside a gender research institute in Sweden is just one sign that things are escalating in the long battle for global gender equality.
There is a wide problem with the way society talks about gender equality.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
The O'Dwyer statement has an eye to areas where Labor has been taking the running. One focal point is seeking to improve the capacity of victims of domestic violence to rebuild their lives.
Marriage equality was a major step forward for Australia. But women in both marriages and cohabiting relationships continue to deal with inequality and gender-prescribed roles.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
The success of the women's movement shows the importance of international solidarity.