Women leading the fight against climate change
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say climate change is disproportionately affecting women, so adaption measures must ensure equity.
Protecting older Australian women from homelessness
A University of Melbourne expert says older Australian women are the fastest growing group experiencing homelessness and more access to social housing will help
Allegations of sexual harassment and abuse an urgent test for government
The sexual assault allegations consuming Australia's Parliament highlight the need to finally act on proposals for reform, says University of Melbourne expert.
Listening to the voices of survivors of violence and abuse
Hearing womens' voices is central to ending sexual and domestic abuse including when assessing efforts to treat perpetrators says University of Melbourne expert
Protecting staff at parliament house
University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s Parliament should comply with their own workplace and anti-discrimination laws to protect staff working there.
Women who use force
While family violence is predominantly perpetrated by men, it’s important to understand the reason why some women use force, say University of Melbourne experts
Childcare a challenge for poorer single parents
The HILDA Survey suggests single-parent households are abandoning formal childcare as they face greater poverty rates, warn University of Melbourne experts.
What the media tells us about gender diversity at work
New University of Melbourne research looks at what Australian print media narratives do, don’t and should tell us about gender diversity in our workplaces.
The potential of the ‘token’ woman
A University of Melbourne expert says recognising the value of ‘token’ individuals within the workplace can broaden perspectives and improve team performance.
Tackling misconceptions about ovarian cancer
New research involving the University of Melbourne shows that many Australian women mistakenly believe that ovarian cancer can be prevented through vaccination.