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Equality credentials: Sara Ahmed on inclusive institutions

"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.

Hillary Clinton has one last ceiling to crack

This op-ed piece from Caroline Overington at The Australian website takes a recent interview of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on ABC's 730 Report as a departure point to discuss the importance and power of language.

There is no "We": V-day, indigenous women and the myth of shared gender oppression

Lauren Chief Elk writes about the impact of mainstream feminism on public policy and debate and the issues this can raise for indigenous communities.

Fairness to All: Gender and Sex in Scientific Reporting

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

No Chicks No Excuses

There's no excuse for not having women speakers!

Article of interest: Combining academia and activism - common obstacles and useful tools

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.

Counting for nothing: Cancellation of time-use survey

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 collection.

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Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute