Religious freedom: One right among many
A University of Melbourne expert argues the tension between rights like religious freedom and equality reflects the need for an Australian bill of rights.
Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities
University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.
5 ways the future of work could change for women
Women remain under-represented in senior roles and earn less. University of Melbourne experts discuss what the future of work could look like for women.
Discrimination in the classroom
Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.
Can the NDIS deliver?
A University of Melbourne report evaluates the progress of the NDIS so far, suggesting it may inadvertently exacerbate the inequities it was designed to solve.
Why Nordic countries top the happiness league
It is no coincidence that Nordic countries topped the ratings in the Happiness Report 2017 – they explicitly invest in and promote equality.
Unpicking the myth of Testosterone Rex
Testosterone is what makes men different to women, right? Not so, says Cordelia Fine in her latest book, which uses science to break down gender myths.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships
A new school program which promotes respectful relationships is equipping young people with the skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Schools connect with gender respect
A new school curriculum is putting gender equality, social cohesion and respectful relationships at the heart of its teaching.
Turnbull must break with past attempts to keep the future at bay
Malcolm Turnbull is promising a change in leadership style from Tony Abbott, but that alone won’t be enough to qualify as government for the 21st century.