Feminism helped power the tide of change carrying Gough Whitlam to power in 1972. What were his government’s historic achievements for women? And what do Australian women need to fight for next?
Summing up the gender pay gap in one number hides how inequality affects different groups of women.
Diversity terms often involve decades of scholarship being reduced to a single word. Understanding them – and knowing how to explain them – is crucial.
Australia used to be a pioneer when it came to equal pay. Today, the average woman has to work an extra 61 days each year to earn the same as the average man.
As politicians and experts meet to talk about how to make workplaces and homes safer for women, we also need to look at the bigger picture.
The most successful women’s team in Africa, the Super Falcons emerged from a long history of protest – and continue to demand equality.
John Zilvinskis, Binghamton University, State University of New York; Jennifer Gillis, Binghamton University, State University of New York, and Kelli K. Smith, Binghamton University, State University of New York
Findings add to growing concerns about the wage gap between men and women – as well as a gap between Asians and whites.
Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
A scholar explains why the players are having so much trouble with their equal pay claim.
The BBC has just appointed its 17th male director general. It needs to work harder towards gender equality all round.
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?
Women make about 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, little changed in recent years. Could more pay transparency change that?
With Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, many predict that the court will move to the right on issues from abortion to gun rights. But Supreme Court rulings are often not the last word on a matter.
The success of the women’s movement shows the importance of international solidarity.
The gender pay gap remains stubbornly high in the UK, but the new rules are shaming companies into action.
With many men ‘missing’ from the population in the aftermath of the 1918 flu, women stepped into public roles that hadn’t previously been open to them.
It will take 217 years for women to achieve equal pay at the current rate.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there’s no reason to expect that to change soon.
Women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.
Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it’s fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.