Sex & gender
Anything and everything in Sex & gender from across our archives.
Video of ‘Banging on the Ceiling’ Event
(Click to watch video.)
When the women of Australia started their march towards equal rights almost half a century ago, they envisaged broad-ranging changes. Today, women make up slightly less than half the total workforce. But bastions of male privilege remain – none more so than the company boardroom.
Women account for less than one in 10 private company directorships. And while women earn…
Men are obsolete
Australia’s first female prime minister is part of a growing trend of women coming to power and men becoming obsolete according to the latest issue of the Atlantic.
“The End of Men” article points out that this is the first year that there have been more women than men in the US workforce. And for men at work the story gets even worse…
Wendy McCarthy on the Gains of Feminism
As part of our Intelligence Squared debate on feminism, Wendy McCarthy argues that the gains of feminism are not to be overlooked.
This is an extract from a report by Bridget Chappell in the 85th edition of Voiceworks, the quarterly magazine of Wheeler Centre resident organisation Express Media, out now.
The guards of Sulaimaniya Prison women’s wing wear high heels.
It’s a small wing, homier in appearance than its adjacent counterpart for male prisoners. Glimpses of men, slumped and crowded, sneak past me on the…
Explore these other subjects, across our site.