Gender News

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

2019 July: Week 3

  1. Impostor syndrome is a response to a world that doesn’t believe in women, 18 Jul, The Guardian
  2. If you can't afford to pay a nanny minimum wage, you can't afford a nanny, 18 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald
  3. Sexual assault still plagues Australia's defence forces and 'boys will be boys' doesn't help, 17 Jul, ABC News
  4. Does Australia have one of the least generous paid parental leave schemes in the OECD?, 17 Jul, ABC News
  5. It's not OK that I was the only man at a family violence workshop, 16 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  6. A message that resonates, 16 Jul, The Bangkok Post
  7. Germany's Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European Commission President, 16 Jul, CNN
  8. A prosperous China says ‘men preferred,’ and women lose, 16 Jul, The New York Times 
  9. We must break the cycle of underinvestment in women's sport, 16 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  10. ‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President, 15 Jul, UN News 
  11. Donald Trump tells US congresswomen to go back to where they came from, 15 Jul, ABC News 
  12. Julia Gillard's global warming: life after politics, 13 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald  
  13. From Cairns to Madrid: The first female Indigenous ambassador takes her charm to Spain, 12 Jul, SBS News

Audio Bonus: The Roundtable: Equal Pay, featuring Rae Cooper, Janin Brederhoeft and Miranda Stewart, 14 Jul, ABC Radio

Audio Bonus: Tanya Plibersek on women in politics, 15 Jul, A Podcast of One's Own with Julia Gillard (Sound Cloud)

2019 July: Week 2

  1. Outspoken forward Megan Rapinoe has delivered a message of unity that transcends professional sport, 11 Jul, SBS News
  2. 'I am a Barkindji woman with 60,000 years of knowledge in my DNA. How could I fail?' 11 Jul, Women's Agenda
  3. A group of women from Australia is shaking the male-dominated physics industry, inspired by some key female appointments at the top, 10 Jul, SBS News 
  4. Opera is stuck in a racist, sexist past, while many in the audience have moved on, 10 Jul, The Conversation
  5. Foreign territory: Women in international relations, 9 Jul, The Lowy Institute
  6. Christine Lagarde shows how to deal with imposter syndrome, 9 Jul, The Irish Times
  7. Hidden women of history: Isabel Flick, the tenacious campaigner who fought segregation in Australia, 9 Jul, SBS News 
  8. Australia's women cricketers to get equal prizemoney at T20 World Cup, 8 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald
  9. Replacing all our unpaid work would cost the Victorian economy $205 billion, report finds, 8 Jul, ABC News
  10. Fans back US women's football team's fight for gender equality, 7 Jul, Al Jazeera 
  11. Cleaning up the planet shouldn't be 'women's work', 6 Jul, ABC News
  12. Elizabeth Warren proposes executive orders to address race and gender pay gap, 5 Jul, CBS News

2019 July: Week 1

  1. EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations, 4 Jul, New York Post
  2. Channel 7 slammed for bumping Ash Barty match for Nick Kyrgios, 3 Jul, ABC News 
  3. Oscars reach gender parity at last, 3 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald
  4. Pay Dispute Resurfaces as U.S. Women Prepare for World Cup Final, 3 Jul, The New York Times
  5. After an epic wrangle, women to head EU institutions for the first time, 3 Jul, The Sydney Morning Herald
  6. Only 1% of gender equality funding is going to women’s organisations – why?, 2 Jul, The Guardian
  7. Madam President? Five Candidates on What It Will Take to Shatter the Most Stubborn Glass Ceiling, 1 Jul, Vogue
  8. This is why AI has a gender problem, 30 Jun, World Economic Forum
  9. Only two female world leaders on stage at Osaka G20 event aimed at empowering women, 29 Jun, Japan Times 
  10. Expert urges UN to focus on Indigenous women imprisoned in Australia, 28 Jun, SBS
  11. Conflict drives global rise in sexual violence against women, 28 Jun, The Guardian