The minimum wage gender divide
We might expect the gender pay gap to be zero among minimum-wage workers, but University of Melbourne research finds women earn around 10 per cent less.
Teenage daughters as a risk of divorce
University of Melbourne research finds parents of teenage daughters have a higher risk of divorce - but the risk disappears if the fathers grew up with a sister
Getting more women into technology careers. Now.
University of Melbourne experts say there needs to be a big shift in educational focus and workplace culture to get more women into careers in technology.
To quota or not to quota
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.
Minding the gap for boys and girls at school
Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.
Family violence: Ending the hidden crime
Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.
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.
Are there more bald men than women?
Why do men go bald and women don’t? The answer? Women do go bald but are better able to camouflage it. Men are prone to bald patches but women’s hair thins.
The Sexism Games
The Olympic ideal is about a competition of equals, but no one told the media at the Rio Games, for whom gender makes some athletes more equal than others.