Gender News

Here's a snapshot of some of what we've been reading this week ...

2019 February: Week 2

  1. Senate inquiry calls for new laws identifying dowry-related abuse as domestic violence, 14 Feb, ABC News 
  2. Politics, not just conservative political parties, has a “woman problem”, 14 Feb, Women's Agenda
  3. Women politicians in Africa face huge odds but can make a real difference, 13 Feb, The Conversation 
  4. Apple and Google Urged to Dump Saudi App That Lets Men Track Women, 13 Feb, The New York Times 
  5. Hollywood diversity has improved, study shows, 13 Feb, The Guardian 
  6. The secret history of women in coding, 13 Feb, The New York Times 
  7. Here’s what is being done to empower, promote and retain Australian women in science, 11 Feb, Women's Agenda 
  8. ‘A woman, just not that woman’: How sexism plays out on the trail, 11 Feb, The New York Times 
  9. Ceiling Smashers: The women who refused to take no for an answer, 11 Feb, The Advertiser 
  10. Coalition pledges $78 million for Australians fleeing domestic violence, 10 Feb, SBS News 
  11. How Elizabeth Broderick is taking soft-power feminism to the world, 9 Feb, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  12. We can't sit by and watch yet another election devoid of issues that matter to women, 8 Feb, ABC News 

2019 February: Week 1

  1. Conservative parties around the world have a problem — and women are losing patience, 7 Feb, ABC News 
  2. Bloody taboos: new emoji could help to end period 'shame', 7 Feb, Reuters
  3. The Music Industry Still Has A Long Way To Go For Gender Equality, 6 Feb, Forbes 

  4. Female genital mutilation: 53,000 Australians have had procedure, report estimates, 6 Feb, The Guardian 
  5. The rising voices of women in Pakistan, 6 Feb, National Geographic
  6. Walking home at night is not an act that should require courage: Violet Roumeliotis, 6 Feb, ABC News
  7. 'Traditional masculinity' and mental health: Experts call for gendered approach to treatment, 5 Feb, ABC News 

  8. The Women in White: Praise from Trump, and chants of ‘U.S.A.!’, 5 Feb, The New York Times 
  9. Three Indian-origin women scientists among Australia’s 60 ‘Superstars of STEM, 4 Feb, SBS News 
  10. Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media, 3 Feb, The Conversation (Canada)
  11. Japan’s Working Mothers: Record responsibilities, little help from dads, 2 Feb, The New York Times 
  12. Internet trolls are not who I thought — they're even scarier, 2 Feb, ABC News 
  13. Paywall Bonus: Drop the labels, abandon sub-text, forget the gender: it’s all sport, 7 Feb, The Australian