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Julie Bishop and co are looking like quite the 'nasty women'

Julie Bishop and co are looking like quite the 'nasty women'

If you are all about equal opportunity and equal representation of women in the halls of power and influence, "nasty" is a compliment.

  • by Wendy Tuohy

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Roxane Gay to face off with feminism critic in upcoming Australian tour

Roxane Gay to face off with feminism critic in upcoming Australian tour

The 'Bad Feminist' says she's up to the challenge of defending contemporary feminism in a live debate with Christina Hoff Sommers.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Susanna Fogel, The Spy Who Dumped Me, and Hollywood's New Power Generation

Susanna Fogel, The Spy Who Dumped Me, and Hollywood's New Power Generation

The Mila Kunis-Kate McKinnon action comedy is as violent as any male-dominated film, and that's just how its female director wanted it.

  • by Karl Quinn
A curfew for men? What a great idea
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A curfew for men? What a great idea

I have, quite genuinely, been wracking my brain as to what we can realistically do to ensure women’s safety after dark.

  • by Melinda Houston
Encounter with young mother set me on a mission
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Opinion

Encounter with young mother set me on a mission

One day at our clinic, I sat with a woman who was ostensibly there for help with a misbehaving child. But I sensed there was something more. The next time I saw her, she told me her story.

  • by Steve Biddulph
Change is coming for the women of Saudi Arabia. But for how long?
Saudi Arabia

Change is coming for the women of Saudi Arabia. But for how long?

In small but significant ways, the daily reckonings are becoming easier and the costs of failure are falling.

  • by Liz Sly
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Australian fashion label under fire over #MeToo collection

Australian fashion label under fire over #MeToo collection

"I didn’t want them to think I was trying to make money off their grief. And that’s when I thought I had to change the name."

  • by Melissa Singer
Women the losers in magazine's botched politics of symbolism
Opinion
Opinion

Women the losers in magazine's botched politics of symbolism

Indulge in the politics of symbolism and the truly powerful get off scot-free.

  • by Julie Szego
Why do today's feminists hate Sex and the City?
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Why do today's feminists hate Sex and the City?

It's 20 years since the first episode of the groundbreaking television show. But not everyone is celebrating.

  • by Rowan Pelling
Irish abortion vote puts spotlight on outdated Australian laws
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Opinion

Irish abortion vote puts spotlight on outdated Australian laws

It is a critical time for those Australian governments with outdated abortion laws to reflect on why they continue to defy community values.

  • by Adrianne Walters
Quotas may be the only solution to the Libs' women problem
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Opinion

Quotas may be the only solution to the Libs' women problem

The reality is candidate selection is often determined by interpersonal links, summed up in the old adage of who you know, not what you know.

  • by Anika Gauja, Fiona Buckley & Jennifer Curtin