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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk speaks at a media club luncheon in Brisbane in February.
Witnessing violent media reporting about women politicians can deter women from entering politics at a time when we should be striving toward gender parity.
Young men in India mature and develop in a very male dominated environment, with little or no sex education.
South African politician Julius Malema often attacks journalists.
For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
The game is set during a zombie apocalypse and allows players to control a character described as a "menacing serial killer rapist".
Dakota Blue Richards as Geraldine and Rufus Hound as Dr Prentice in a Made At Curve production of What the Butler saw, March 2017.
Photograph by Catherine Ashmore
Joe Orton's final play, a savage parody of social attitudes to sexual coercion, could have been written for the #MeToo generation.
Misogynoir is defined as the junction where sexism and racism meet. But it's more complicated than that.
Nigerians have the lowest trust in the country’s media, thanks to widespread misinformation.
Disinformation in Africa often takes the form of extreme speech inciting violence and spreading racist, misogynous, xenophobic messages.
Anti-discrimination laws specifically cover gender, but the same is not true for many hate speech statutes in Australia.
It's a crime in many states and territories to publicly threaten or incite violence toward someone based on race, religion and sexual orientation. But what about gender?
Many incidents occur in public places.
New research finds that a quarter of respondents have experienced sexual assault.
Women gather outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2013 to dance as a part of the One Billion Rising movement, a global campaign by women for women which calls for the an end to violence against women.
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We tend to pay attention to mass killings and terrorism. But one girl or woman is killed every other day in Canada. If we identify that as terrorism, we might pay more attention and do something.
The man who plowed a van into a crowd in Toronto was a member of the so-called ‘incel’ community.
Men who subscribe to ideological masculinity believe that women's empowerment has left them victimised and discriminated against. And they play out their resentment through violent acts.
With some foul-mouthed words to Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Senator David Leyonhjelm has turned a debate about the safety of women into a sleazy political sideshow.
AAP/Mick Tsikas/Sam Mooy
Many female politicians have had to endure sexist abuse, from Cheryl Kernot to Julia Gillard to Sarah Hanson-Young. And it is not a matter that should simply be brushed aside.
Students march on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara to honor the six victims of a mass killing after a young man went on a rampage after being bitter over sexual rejection.
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Incels compare themselves to other men, before blaming women for withholding sex from, in their perception, deserving men.
Melita Jurisic as the mother who confines her four daughters to their house for eight weeks of mourning.
Federico Garcia Lorca's shocking civil war play is successfully transferred to the Australian desert by the Melbourne Theatre Company.
His recent death will lead to some old debates about his work returning – but are they still valid?
Cowboys Coyote Quartet, Glacier National Park, April 17, 1927.
The notion of a 'crisis of masculinity” clouds the understanding of complex social phenomena and falsely asserts a vision of humanity as being radically divided between men and women.
A group of women pay their respects at a memorial wall dedicated to the victims of the Toronto van attack.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The word "terrorism" has not been used officially to describe the Toronto van attack. But if it's shown the accused was inspired by misogyny, Canadian law allows for terror to be added to murder charges. Should it?
Two students comfort each other during a candlelight vigil held to honour the victims of Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista, Calif., in May 2014. Was Toronto’s van attack suspect inspired by Rodger?
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Was the suspect in Toronto's van attack inspired by a misogynist mass killer in the United States?
While the occurrence of sexist harassment online is well documented, we less often consider what might be driving this behaviour.
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The online abuse of women by men is underpinned by the same gender norms and power structures as rape and sexual assault.