Gender equality

Eleanor Roosevelt with King George VI, Sarah Delano Roosevelt, Queen Elizabeth and Franklin Roosevelt

As first lady during the Depression and Second World War, Roosevelt was instrumental in how the US was run – and did much to advance women in that role.

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Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.

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Our prime minister, and many other politicians, appear to not understand the problem with the treatment of women. Here are three problems and three solutions.

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The male privilege in Australia’s parliament has given its members such a sense of exceptionalism, they think the standards of the corporate office should not apply to their workplace.

Two female software programmers looking at computer screens.

Female students need to be tech agile because women are twice as vulnerable as men to losing their jobs to automation, says a UNSW tech expert.

HR can help people experiencing domestic violence

There are nine commonly used practices that HR departments use to effectively support employees who are victims of domestic violence, according to recent UNSW Business School research

Medical research

Australian medical research needs to ensure men's and women’s medical issues are analysed equally, according to a report published today.

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With two growing businesses, entrepreneur and UNSW Business School student Frances Atkins is defying the reality that start-up funding goes mostly to men.

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A new study reveals our collective reluctance to accept that women might be paying for sex. 

Professor Helen Lochhead UNSW Built Environment

Professor Helen Lochhead has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects for her outstanding contribution to gender equity in architecture.

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