"Women contribute as much as men, and our honours and awards should properly reflect that," said Tanya Plibersek.
- by Fergus Hunter
Three bands have pulled out of upcoming gigs at the Amplifier Capitol following public backlash over female staff members at the venue being forced to wear revealing uniforms.
- by Hannah Barry
The honours are for all Australian heroes and can be seen as a way to increase the visibility of diversity in our community and stop gendered violence.
- by Jane Connory
Organisers of Women's March events across the country say the event has transcended its origins.
- by Mary Ward
Tennis is one of the few sports which is likely to be perceived as a sport for any gender, but the women are still not treated the same as the men.
- by Jane Gilmore
Julie Bishop, Linda Burney and Sarah Hanson-Young will talk about being women in Australian parliament at the All About Women festival in March.
- by Natassia Chrysanthos
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse will be allowed to stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by the UN refugee agency.
- by Aya Batrawy
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is the latest Saudi woman to attempt to flee her family and seek asylum abroad.
In under 8s soccer, as in under 8s life, gender not an indicator of one’s value or level of skill.
- by Annabel Stafford
Women in Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message if they are divorced under a new law designed to protect them.
- by Lin Taylor and Heba Kanso
But it's not all bad news for women working behind-the-scenes in film and television.
- by Broede Carmody