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
The online hate for Amber Heard
As the Depp v Heard jury considers its verdict, social media has judged Amber Heard for not being the ‘right kind’ of victim say University of Melbourne experts
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.