A French trial will use virtual reality headsets to trigger empathy in perpetrators. But previous research findings suggest we need to be sceptical of claims about what the technology can do.
South Africa has a huge gender gap in terms of policies and interventions that would help women entrepreneurs.
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.
Parties strive for gender equality in preselecting candidates. But if they select more women than men in marginal seats, this isn’t true equality — it’s ticking a box.
Research charting women’s political careers from the moment they are first interested shows they experience abuse at each stage — and this forces some to abandon their ambitions.
Political biographies show us who is ‘worthy’ of being written about … and who is overlooked in history.
Japan has a very poor record on promoting gender equality – and it’s political system is no exception.
The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.
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.
Over 15 seasons, 90% of all opera productions at The Royal Opera credited a male director.
The Taliban have given every indication women and girls will face violence and repression as they back control of Afghanistan.
Politicians, staffers and academics have come together to try and address bullying and harassment at parliament house. They have three key messages.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo but research shows female athletes are likely to cop abuse online when the competition starts.
While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.
Tokyo will feature the most female athletes ever at an Olympics. But the Games do not have a good track record when it comes to gender equality.
Finding a way to increase the participation of men and fathers in unpaid care work would have an important influence on a more equal distribution between women and men.
From Enid Lyons, to Julia Gillard and Kate Ellis, memoirs have become a critical way to highlight the ongoing problems faced by women in politics.
Words associated with madness and emotion are used against women to discredit them and undermine their authority.
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.