Reversing Indonesia’s child marriage laws
Indonesia has ruled that child marriage violates children’s rights; a University of Melbourne expert says it's an important step toward gender equality.
Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part Two
This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.
How does gender diversity improve science?
On this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Londa Schiebinger from Stanford discusses achieving true gender balance in the sciences.
Blurred lines: Your employer, Twitter and the law
A University of Melbourne expert says Angela Williamson’s sacking from Cricket Australia, over political opinions on Twitter, shows us we need clearer laws.
Who is doing what on the homefront?
The University of Melbourne's HILDA survey finds Australia's more progressive attitudes regarding gender roles isn’t translating into division of chores at home
Breaking gender stereotypes. Early
University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.
Engineering gender equality
Why aren't more women studying engineering? A University of Melbourne expert says the lack of role models in specific areas of the discipline needs to change.
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.