Australian Honours Investiture Ceremonies Sep 8-18 at Government House Canberra

We celebrate all those ANU women who were honoured in 2020

23 September 2020

Vale Nahau Rooney

Sad news of the passing of Hon Nahau Rooney, politician and advocate for women’s rights

23 September 2020

Splitting from Halley: Doing Justice to Race, Unwantedness, and Testimony in Campus Sexual Assault

This article takes the documentary film The Hunting Ground, and the controversy it provoked, as a starting point for interrogating approaches to the representation and regulation of sexual assault on campus.

22 September 2020

Equity during recovery: Addressing social and health inequities as we emerge from lockdown

This paper examines the structural drivers that shape everyday life, and how we can move to a more resilient, healthy and fair society.

18 September 2020

Do Individuals with Higher Education Prefer Smaller Families? Education, Fertility Preference and the Value of Children in Greater Jakarta

This paper explores the association between education and fertility preference in Greater Jakarta.

18 September 2020

Vale Sally Engle Merry

Sad news of the passing of Sally Engle Merry, a long-time friend and colleague of the Gender Institute.

16 September 2020

The potential for restorative justice approaches in schools in Papua new Guinea in the context of an epidemic of family and sexual violence and widespread crime

This paper presents new empirical data on the experiences of a number of schools that are consciously adopting a different approach, seeking to include rather than exclude problematic students, and to engage the students’ wider support structures to...

15 September 2020

Fictions of Production: Misattribution, Prosopopoeia, and the Early Modern Woman Writer

This essay builds upon work surrounding reception and the figure of the early modern woman writer to examine textual instances in which women’s writing has been “found” or manufactured: where writing falsely or tenuously attributed to historical women...

8 September 2020

Knowledge Others, Others’ Knowledge: The Need for a New Epistemology of Water

But how does one even begin a conversation between natural scientists working on basin modelling and gender scholars working with social science tools and methodologies?

8 September 2020

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

This rapid assessment examines how the impacts of COVID-19 are threatening women’s ability to access justice.

2 September 2020


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