Hannah's first book explores femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body
Australian research 'has a Daversity problem': Analysis shows too many men work mostly with other men
"Funding too many Davids is not good for Australian society."
K.A. Amienne discusses four ways that abuse negatively affects academe and suggests that by recognising the following behaviours as abuse, we can more quickly change them at the institutional level without constantly expecting women to adapt at the...
In an article for The Sydney Morning Herald, journalist Nassim Khadem writes that Sydney has won a global bid to host the "Davos" of women after it was backed by leading business and political leaders who want to showcase Australia as a nation...
In an article for The Guardian, journalist and ANU student Emily Jones examines the media’s coverage of an incident at a university residential college event.
Gender Institute member Dr Skye Saunders has published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald examining Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's claims that feminists are 'hypocrites' for not immediately criticising comments from the Australian Federation...
A virtual special issue of Australian Feminist Studies, edited by Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott, has been produced to coincide with the ANU Gender Institute Symposium, ‘How the Personal Became Political: Reassessing Australia’s revolutions in...
On 20th July 2016, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull named Frances Adamson as the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's new secretary, the first woman to hold the post.
Women’s representation and gender gaps in political participation: do time and success matter in a cross-national perspective?
Dr Katrine Beauregard, a lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations, has published an article on women’s representation and gender gaps in political participation.
"Equality is not a credential. Equality is a task. It is what we have to do, because we are not there yet". Access the full blog post here.
In a blog post for the London School of Economics, Anne Boring, Kellie Ottoboni and Philip B. Stark review studies of...
This article makes clear the crucial role of women's civil society organisations to the democratic transition in Myanmar.
The latest issue of Anne Summers Reports.
In an article for the Canberra Times, Gender Institute member Kim Rubenstein argues that addressing the lack of women in the high court should remain a priority.
Recently published in the ACT Council of Social Service newsletter, Update, this opinion piece by Gender Institute member Dr Merrindahl Andrew, Senior Research Associate in the School of Political Science and International Relations...
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has released a suite of seven papers on gender equality in the workplace.
The seven papers are:
Applause and whoops of joy greeted the passing of new laws allowing transgender and intersex people to change their birth certificates in the ACT Assembly on Thursday.
Lauren Chief Elk writes about the impact of mainstream feminism on public policy and debate and the issues this can raise for indigenous communities.
The editors of the major US journal Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research have published an editorial (PDF attached below) recommending that research needs to explicitly "reflect that we treat both men and
Two recent articles of interest regarding initiatives and research addressing global gender disparities in the sciences
Identifying the causes underlying the under-representation of women in academia is a source of ongoing concern and controversy, yet it is a critical issue in ensuring the openness and diversity of academia.
ANU College of Law Lecturer and University of Canberra PhD Candidate Skye Saunders' research has recently recieved significant media coverage with an article in The Age newspapaer and an Interview on ABC Radio program 'Bush Telegraph'. Skye's research...
Subscribe to Anne Summers' online magazine, Anne Summers Reports, as mentioned in her recent speech at Gender Institute "Lets Get Loud" event.
Two recent articles concerning what has come to be known as the Delhi gang rape case by Gender Institute members Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Elen Turner.
Are you an academic or researcher who is also involved in activism or who would like to be? If so, a new article may be of interest.
The government has renewed its commitment to flexible working hours for workers with caring responsibilities. It is ironic this commitment should follow so closely on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) cancelling the relevant statistical...