June 2019

2019 June: Week 4

  1. The 2019 Democratic debate shows how striking it is to have more representation onstage, 27 Jun, VOX
  2. UN report: Women too often suffer violence in families, 26 Jun, The Washington Post 
  3. Women share what it's like to live childfree and have zero regrets, 26 June, ABC News 
  4. 50/50 gender balance pledge extended to more of the music industry, 26 Jun, BBC News
  5. UN Women Progress of the World's Women Report 2019 - 202025 June, UN Women
  6. Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows, 24 Jun, The New York Times
  7. 4 ways to empower women in the world's poorest countries, 24 Jun, World Economic Forum
  8. For women’s sake, let’s screen for depression as part of the new heart health checks, 24 June, The Conversation
  9. Samantha Kerr brings a new meaning to the name and the game, 23 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  10. The 'precarious' lives of women over 55, 23 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald
  11. 'Too hard, too controversial': Government urged to put abortion strategy into practice, 23 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  12. Move to end sexual harassment at work hailed as 'milestone for women's rights', 22 Jun, The Guardian
  13. Australia’s aid in PNG: the need for a gendered approach, 21 Jun, The Interpreter
  14. Friday essay: diversity in the media is vital - but Australia has a long way to go, 21 Jun, The Conversation 

Paywall Bonus: Blending in wasn’t going to work for Carmel McGregor. Now she mentors those with vision, not just personal ambition, 25 Jun, The Mandarin 

2019 June: Week 3

  1. How gender could be working its way into other parts of the tax system, 19 Jun, ABC News
  2. Inclusion Rider? What Inclusion Rider?, 19 Jun, The New York Times 
  3. 50 years after Australia’s historic ‘equal pay’ decision, the legacy of ‘women’s work’ remains, 19 Jun, The Conversation
  4. Women's World Cup: Fifa says it was wrong to remove fans for wearing Iran slogan T-shirts, 18 Jun, BBC Sport
  5. The G.O.P.’s other gender gap, 18 Jun, The New York Times 
  6. The punishment gap: how workplace mistakes hurt women and minorities most, 18 Jun, World Economic Forum
  7. The global report on fathers that ought to be mandatory reading, 18 Jun, Women's Agenda 

  8. Study redefines gender policy for Aboriginal Australians, 18 Jun, The Mandarin 
  9. So I can't change a flat tyre ... let me out of this lethal man trap, 16 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  10. 'We need to be prepared to be harmed': seeking equality in Afghanistan, 16 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald
  11. Swiss women go on strike, burn bras in protest against the gender pay gap and sexism, 15 Jun, ABC News 
  12. Gender stereotypes banned in British advertising, 15 Jun, The New York Times  
  13. Australia has spent over $700m to curb domestic violence — but it's unclear if it's working, 14 Jun, ABC News 

2019 June: Week 2

  1. 'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change, 13 Jun, The Guardian 
  2. Will the Coalition’s approach to gender equality actually improve women’s lives?, 13 Jun, The Conversation 
  3. Australian women recognised as AI leaders, 12 Jun, The Mandarin 
  4. Why people are furious John Setka reportedly invoked Rosie Batty's name, 12 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  5. There’s a lot to feel proud of when it comes to women’s sport right now, 11 Jun, Women's Agenda 
  6. Sex, the World Cup and breaking up the boys’ club, 11 Jun, The New York Times 
  7. Discouraged ambition: How inequality is putting girls off leadership, 10 Jun, PS News 
  8. Animated movies give women more leadership roles, study finds, 10 Jun, The New York Times 
  9. Women lead the way, making history in Queen’s honours list, 10 Jun, SBS News 
  10. Is online advertising exacerbating the gender gap?, 10 Jun, London Business School 
  11. Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans, 8 Jun, UN News 
  12. What men need to give to make gender equality a reality: 50 minutes a day, 7 Jun, Quartz

Audio Bonus: Sandi Toksvig on women in comedy, 12 Jun, A Podcast of One's Own with Julia Gillard 

2019 June: Week 1

  1. New statistics show fewer women nominated for Australian honours, 7 Jun, The Canberra Times
  2. New research series reveals how the gender health gap affects us all, 6 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 

  3. Gender not children 'holds women academics back', 6 Jun, BBC News

  4. The month in women, peace and security: May 2019, 5 Jun, Australian Strategic Policy Institute: The Strategist
  5. Google Australia boss blasts tech industry for 'glacial' progress on hiring women, 4 Jun, The Sydney Morning Herald 

  6. Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns, 4 Jun, The Guardian
  7. Australia urged to act on girls' education in Solomons as 93 per cent dropout rate revealed, 4 Jun, SBS News

  8. US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner, 4 Jun, The Guardian
  9. Not one single country set to achieve gender equality by 2030, 3 Jun, The Guardian
  10. NSW police vow to end 'boys club' culture after report reveals extent of discrimination, 2 Jun, The Guardian
  11. High expectations for Marise Payne's new role as Minister for Women, 1 Jun, ABC News 

  12. Record number of women become MEPs – but men still dominate, 1 Jun, The Guardian