The reckoning of Gillard’s misogyny speech
A University of Melbourne expert says a historical reckoning with Gillard’s misogny speech forces us to acknowledge there are no heroes – and that’s okay.
The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women
If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Trump, nipples and the hypocrisy of the social media giants
Ending routine social media censorship of the marginalised may may mean significantly increasing the diversity in the industry – University of Melbourne experts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.