‘Racism in all its forms is deplorable’: Business leaders issue statement on antisemitism
More than 600 leader across business, sport, politics and the community have signed the statement and issued reassurances to employees.
Hayley Foster: How leadership can end sexual harassment at work
Three in five employers do not take sexual harassment and discrimination complaints seriously, according to research released by JobWatch last week.
We won’t get real equality until we price breastmilk, and treat breastfeeding as work
The report of the Women’s Economic Equality Taskforce mentions birth only twice, and breastfeeding not at all. Yet, properly valued, breastmilk contributes $154 per litre to the Australian economy.
Less than 1 in 4 high performance coaches are women
Despite the rise in women’s sport, the growth in proportion of women coaches remains slow. That needs to change to meet demand.
Why GPT offers a $10,000 childcare allowance and ‘carer neutral’ paid parental leave
Property Group GPT offers paid support to new parents to help cover the cost of childcare as well as carer-neutral paid parental leave.
Cheng Lei is making up for “absent mummy” time
Cheng Lei At 48, journalist Cheng Lei is a mother of two who is now trying to make up for “absent mummy” time back home in Melbourne.
The firm breaking the stereotype of male-dominated investor teams
Victorian Funds Management Corporation’s investment team is edging closer to reaching gender parity, now at 43 per cent.
Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi wins Nobel Peace Prize
Narges Mohammadi is currently in prison in Iran. She has been recognised for fights against oppression of women.
Voice debate must focus on facts in final week
Discover the urgent call for facts-focus in the Voice debate – A pathway to closing the gap and achieving equality for Indigenous Australians.
How we hired 2023 Nobel laureate Anne L’Huillier – and why we knew she was destined for greatness
It is perhaps her modesty and lack of interest in fame and glamour that makes Anne L’Huillier such a great physicist, writes Sune Svanberg.
‘Emotionally, he’s destroyed me’: why intimate partner sexual violence needs to be taken as seriously as stranger rape
Too often, sexual violence from an intimate partner is not taken seriously. New research shows the impact this can have on victim survivors, and how it can be redressed