The Love Witch
This is a thought-provoking, odd, shocking and beautiful movie about feminism, fantasy and film history.
Women in political leadership face many of the same problems, no matter where they live.
Even in egalitarian Europe, female politicians must battle gender stereotypes, biased media coverage, and entrenched power.
Unless we’re addressing inequalities everywhere, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Actor and presenter Faustina Agolley speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
Spinning, Warping and Weaving the Wool (1594-1596) by Isaac Claesz. van Swanenburg.
By permission of the Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden
In 15th and 16th century France, two female textile guilds - comprised of single women and wives working independently of their husbands - wielded great power. By the end of the 18th century, they had been dismantled.
In Western societies, average age of first period has dropped from 17 to 13 years over the past century.
Girls who have their first period at a young age are more likely to experience poorer health as a adult, including an elevated risk of diabetes during pregnancy.
It has been a rough year for the women of this world, which makes a day of recognition even more important.
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.
Computer scientists can make important contributions to fixing societal ills.
There are many inspiring female computer scientists in and from Africa. They have the power to inspire young women who might think that computer science is ‘only for men’.
Chancellor, take note.
Charlotte Ball/PA Wire/PA Images
Women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.
Thanks for nothing OED.
Image courtesy of ITV
It's time we retired this misogynistic stereotype.