December 2019

2019 December: Week 3

  1. The year in review: How women in media embraced their power in 2019, 18 Dec, Forbes  
  2. ‘They put a few coins in your hands to drop a baby in you’ – 265 stories of Haitian children abandoned by UN fathers, 18 Dec, The Conversation 
  3. Here's what your doctor will be able to say to you under the proposed religious discrimination bill, 17 Dec, SBS News: The Feed 
  4. Men call their own research ‘Excellent’, 17 Dec, The New York Times 
  5. Climate conferences are male, pale and stale – it’s time to bring in women, 17 Dec, The Conversation 
  6. The miseducation of the American boy, 17 Dec, The Atlantic 
  7. Harvey Weinstein: 'My work promoting women has been forgotten', 16 Dec, The Guardian 
  8. Funding cut threatens community sector wage parity and services, ACOSS warns, 16 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  9. The witch-hunt against women in corporate Australia must be stopped, 16 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  10. Is fragile masculinity the biggest obstacle to climate action?, 15 Dec, ABC News 
  11. Rachel Noble to become the first woman to lead a major Australian spy agency, 13 Dec, ABC News 
  12. Record number of women win seats in U.K. election, 13 Dec, Forbes 
  13. The world’s 100 most powerful women, 12 Dec, Forbes 

Audio Bonus: Female company directors crack 30 per cent glass ceiling for first time, 19 Dec, ABC Radio: AM

WEF Bonus: Mind the 100 year gap, 13 Dec, World Economic Forum.  Download the report from our Report Hub, here.

Paywall Bonus: Women campaign to raise Newstart rate, 14 Dec, The Saturday Paper 

Paywall Bonus: No government department is free from sexual harassment. Five ideas for tackling it in the public sector, 18 Dec, The Mandarin 

2019 December: Week 2

  1. New studies show discrimination widely reported by women, people of color and LGBTQ adults, 11 Dec, The Conversation 
  2. Free phones can be crucial to escaping family violence but a key service is facing a funding cut, 11 Dec, ABC News 
  3. Weinstein and his accusers reach tentative $25 million deal, 11 Dec, The New York Times 
  4. How the viral protest ‘A Rapist in Your Path’ became a defiant anthem for 2019, 10 Dec, Los Angeles Times 
  5. As top women step aside, the notorious juggle is again in the spotlight, 10 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  6. The Golden Globes didn't nominate any women for best director. Or screenplay. Or motion picture., 10 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald  
  7. Toxic sport cultures are damaging female athletes’ health, but we can do better, 10 Dec, The Conversation 
  8. Sanna Marin of Finland to become world’s youngest prime minister, 9 Dec, The New York Times 
  9. 'The job is to be there for people': What is Miss World in 2019?, 8 Dec, The Guardian 
  10. Lost, missing or murdered?, 8 Dec, ABC News  
  11. In landmark decision, restaurants in Saudi Arabia no longer need to segregate men and women, 8 Dec, TIME  
  12. Hyderabad case: How effective is India's justice system in dealing with rape?, 7 Dec, BBC News 

TIME Magazine Feature Bonuses:

2019 Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg, Dec, TIME 
2019 Athlete of the Year: U.S. women’s soccer team, Dec, TIME 
2019 Entertainer of the Year: Lizzo, Dec, TIME 

Audio Bonus: Women with clout: Kate Jenkins, 6 Dec, Women with Clout (Podcast).  In this podcast series "[p]owerful Australian women speak to social commentator Jane Caro and journalist Catherine Fox".

Graphic Feature Bonus: Why are so few Nobel Prizes awarded to women?, 10 Dec, Vox

2019 December: Week 1

  1. Climate crisis could reverse progress in achieving gender equality, 4 Dec, The Conversation
  2. Women are making themselves at home in the workforce, 4 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  3. Australian students’ academic results plummet while gender gap in mathematics increases, 4 Dec, Womens Agenda 
  4. Daphne van Houten, 21, makes history as first female golfer at Australian Open, 4 Dec, ABC News 
  5. Building a future of work free from sexual harassment, 4 Dec, Womens Agenda 
  6. Q&A: Pacific women are victims of 'engrained' culture of domestic violence, says activist, 3 Dec, ABC News 
  7. How to make Sydney more female-friendly: women's safety plans unveiled, 3 Dec, The Sydney Morning Herald 
  8. Australian Strategic Policy Institute: Libby Lyons, 3 Dec, Australian Strategic Policy Institute 
  9. ABS said census questions on gender and sexual orientation risked public backlash, 3 Dec, The Guardian 
  10. Women have been a lot less visible in this UK general election campaign – why?, 30 Nov, The Conversation 
  11. Why aren’t there more women directors?, 29 Nov, BBC Culture
  12. From slurs to sexual violence, women human rights defenders come under global attack, 29 Nov, Amnesty International 

Audio Bonus: Higher suicide rates among women veterans than civilian women, 29 Nov, ABC Radio: The World Today

Photo Essay Bonuses:

Photo Essay: Climate change is a womens issue, 3 Dec, UN Women 

Women's rugby in Morocco – a photo essay, 29 Nov, The Guardian