You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
Flexible arrangements might help women maintain a work-life balance, but can also weaken their position in the labour market and lose them earnings in the long term.
A new study explores how feelings of relative poverty can negatively affect gender dynamics among households.
Dutch parents worked more and had less leisure time – particularly if they were women.
economist Danielle Wood on Australia’s ‘blokey’ budget.
This week Michelle Grattan talks to Grattan Institute CEO Danielle Wood about the 'blokey' budget
A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Teaching loads, family responsibilities and lack of research resources and mentors have hampered the progress of women in universities. And when the pandemic hit, it made the situation worse.
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
The student loans system is just another source of financial gender inequality.
On average, mothers did two hours of childcare for every one hour done by fathers during lockdown. Will that change once children are all back in school?
New research suggests women farmers face significant challenges mostly due to stereotypes, sexism and women’s disproportionate responsibility for domestic and caregiving work.
There is a trend in policy advocacy that pushes back progress and limits women's freedom of choice.
When women have to spend hours getting water for their families, it comes at the expense of their incomes and their other contributions to their communities.
Modest changes to Australia's paid parental provision can help address the gender gap in unpaid and paid work between mothers and fathers.
Equity-based awards can form a large part of an employee's overall pay. A new report shines a light on how women are being left behind when it comes to stocks and options.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.
Female teachers perform better in the classroom and women principals lead to achieve better school management. But, female educators have to wait longer to be promoted.
With gyms closed and fitness supplies short on the shelves, maybe it's time to turn your housework into a workout.
Female labour participation in Indonesia has stalled at 50% for the last three decades. This is a bit of a mystery because Indonesia’s economy has grown dramatically over the same period.
Men still dominate the science media landscape, among both quoted sources and the writers themselves. Confronting this problem is not a job just for women, or just for the media - it's for everyone.