Making every woman count
University of Melbourne researchers are helping the Asia Pacific to collect better data on the lives of women in order to better tackle inequality and violence.
Beyond ‘lean In’: Women in leadership
University of Melbourne research finds an opt-out mechanism for competitive senior management jobs could get more women into leadership roles in business.
Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws
Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn
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.
Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act
Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts
A teacher’s pet or a victim of sexual abuse?
The Teacher's Pet podcast examines issues like domestic and sex abuse, but according to a University of Melbourne expert, the words we use are important.
Penny Wong: On change
Senator Penny Wong looks at how modern Australian politics is changing as the University of Melbourne marks The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.
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.
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.
Trailblazing for women in science
The University of Melbourne's Frances Separovic was Victoria's first female chemistry professor and has now been included on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.