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  1. 7 March 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Women, age discrimination and work

    This International Women's Day, University of Melbourne research finds despite an increase in ageism against women, they are less likely to make a legal claim.

  2. 4 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Call for a new age in science

    As we mark International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says peer-review processes overwhelmingly benefiting men are scientifically flawed.

  3. 13 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s time to retire Lena from computer science

    Why did computer research adopt a sexist pornographic image? A University of Melbourne expert backgrounds the story of 'Losing Lena' and the need for change.

  4. 22 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do young Australians see violence against women?

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.

  5. 9 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Sexism, women and Australian politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.

  6. 22 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 15 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Teaching the next generation of #MeToo

    As movements like #MeToo gain traction, a University of Melbourne experts asks whether big business is taking sexual harassment and gender equality seriously.

  8. Podcast23 September 2016 - Up Close

    Challenging harmful ideologies in belief and practice

    Philosopher Sally Haslanger on finding ways to combat harmful ideologies like racism and sexism that endure in human societies.