Happy ancient Roman Mother’s Day
No breakfast in bed and a bouquet, on ancient Roman Mother’s Day, women served their slaves, says University of Melbourne historian and archaeologist.
Overcoming gender bias of boardroom gatekeepers
On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says remove gatekeeper bias for professional women so they can compete on equal footing with men
The women putting intelligence in artificial intelligence
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say it’s crucial women play a role in AI innovation and education to combat gender discrimination.
AI, automation and women
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts ask what the expansion of technologies like AI and automation mean for the futures of women.
The modern women of Australian ballet
This International Women’s Day, a University of Melbourne expert shares the inspirational ballets and lives of pioneering Australian women choreographers
On the frontline of family violence in the Asia Pacific
A University of Melbourne led project is supporting locals in the Asia Pacific to collect data on family violence, shining a light on this hidden scourge
The real cost to unpaid carers
Unpaid caregiving is detrimental to mental health, finds University of Melbourne research. And globally, the unpaid care load is still mostly carried by women.
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.
Women are doing too much and it’s hurting their mental health
Women still do most of the unpaid work at home while also working. A first-of-its-kind University of Melbourne review finds it’s hurting their mental health.
A family breakup is a poverty trap for women
A woman’s risk of falling into poverty doubles after a separation, with a family breakup a poverty trap for many, says new University of Melbourne research