Championing Indigenous women politicians
In an edited extract from a new book, a University of Melbourne expert celebrates the contribution of Australia’s Indigenous women in political leadership.
What’s keeping women out of work?
As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, University of Melbourne research asks, on International Women's Day, what's keeping the country’s women out of work?
Motherhood in a climate crisis
On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne experts says as our planet and society changes, mothers are on the frontline of the ecological battle.
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.
Rebelling against modern slavery
On International Women's Day, modern slavery means we need to change what we buy to help end exploitation of women, says University of Melbourne research.
Busting the myths about sexual harassment
University of Melbourne experts say we have decades of research on sexual harassment and how to combat it. But first, we need to dispel the myths that enable it
Thinking about using donated eggs to start a family?
In Australia, donating eggs is regulated, but in the US, it's more like online shopping. University of Melbourne experts explain the egg donor industry.
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 women are changing Indonesia
In Indonesia, women are making change for themselves from the ground up and defining the future of gender equality, finds University of Melbourne research.
Why being the fairest of them all still pays
New University of Melbourne research finds economic inequality can actually incentivise some women to use their attractiveness or beauty to try to get ahead.