Gender News

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

2019 April: Weeks 2 & 3

  1. No, I can’t be your unpaid mentor, 18 Apr, Women's Agenda
  2. 'Oh, you're a girl': females struggle to get apprenticeships despite skills shortage, 17 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald
  3. Why Andrea Dworkin is the radical, visionary feminist we need in our terrible times, 16 Apr, The Guardian
  4. The rise and rise of Kristina Keneally inside Bill Shorten's inner circle, 13 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald
  5. No matter who is elected, more work remains on women’s rights and Indigenous issues, 12 Apr, The Conversation
  6.  After Rush, is there still hope for #MeToo in Australia?, 12 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald
  7.  Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council, 11 Apr, UN News
  8. How Katie Bouman accidentally became the face of the black hole project, 11 Apr, The New York Times
  9. As Julie Bishop exits, how far have women come in world affairs?, 10 Apr, Lowy Institute: The Interpreter
  10. The moment a Sudanese protester became a symbol of feminist resistance against Omar Al-Bashir, 10 Apr, ABC News
  11. Mandatory paternity leave might be Wall Street’s best bet for gender equality, 10 Apr, Quartz: Quartz Work
  12. What women know about the Internet, 10 Apr, The New York Times
  13. Associated Country Women of the World changing lives and improving rights of rural women across the globe, ABC News
  14. FIFA accused of discrimination over Women's World Cup prizemoney, 6 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald
  15. Female US senator votes against equal pay resolution because 'white men have done a lot', 5 Apr, SBS News

Video Bonus: Donald Trump and Melanie angered by comments made by Julie Bishop, The Sydney Morning Herald

2019 April: Week 1

  1. You can't be what you can't see: The invisible women in our media, 5 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  2. Forget the trolls, social media also builds inclusion through and for women's sport, 4 Apr, The Guardian
  3. What’s in the 2019 Budget for women? Very little, 3 Apr, Women's Agenda 
  4. Flexible work: half of VPS using all roles flex, 3 Apr, The Mandarin
  5. ‘Jobs for the boys’: women don’t get a fair go in sports administration, 3 Apr,  The Conversation 
  6. Womansplaining the pay gap, 2 Apr, The New York Times
  7. Biden’s tactile politics threaten his return in the #MeToo era, 2 Apr, The New York Times 
  8. Nearly half of men believe the pay gap Is 'made up,' survey finds, 2 Apr, TIME
  9. Lori Lightfoot Is elected Chicago Mayor, becoming first black woman to lead city, 2 Apr, The New York Times 
  10. Gladys Berejiklian says Liberal Party has no women problem as re-elected NSW Premier shuffles Cabinet, 31 Apr, ABC News
  11. Bill Shorten promises to appoint a woman as Australia's next governor-general, 30 Apr, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  12. What happens when women stop leading like men, 30 Apr, The New York Times 

Audio Bonus: Women experts, commentators underrepresented in media, report finds, 4 Apr, ABC News