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Australian author, broadcaster and film-maker Anne Deveson AO has died at age 86. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2014 and her death on…
How could anything remotely positive stem from a woman enduring the ignominy of being followed by photographers and having images of her going about her…

Women are missing in sport leadership, and it’s time that changed

13 Dec 2016 By Johanna Adriaanse, University of Technology, Sydney
Men hold a staggering 93% of chair and president roles in international sport federations, and 81% of CEO positions. Johanna Adriaanse from the University of…
“I stand before you as a doormat ... Oh, I mean, as a female entertainer”. It was the opening line of a blistering speech Madonna…
Last week Caitlyn Elliott took some time out from her usual delicate work of designing and making wedding gowns to do something a little different.…
You're busy. You don't want to be browsing the aisles of mega-department stores at this time of year, hoping you'll be struck by the inspiration…
Ten female-led startups have been named founders in the SheStarts program, selected from more than 400 applicants. Named at a function at UTS last night,…
A few months ago I sat opposite Nicola Hazell at BlueChilli's Sydney office, and watched as she used a whiteboard marker on a table to…
After decades of holding high-profile positions in the media, I often meet women, in particular, who approach me as if they know me. On Wednesday…
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has today released its annual list of Employers of Choice for Gender Equality. This year the list features 106 companies,…
Inequality is a workplace hazard and, like RSI and bad backs, gendered violence can be prevented. The CEO of Our Watch, Mary Barry, explains how…
There’s “a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women”. It’s the Madeleine Albright quote you have heard a hundred times, at…
In news that won’t surprise regular newspaper readers, women continue to account for just a fraction of the experts quoted by journalists or published as…
When Natasha Stott Despoja was appointed Ambassador for Women and Girls in late 2013, a certain (now former) Financial Review columnist described the appointment as…
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