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Women need an extra $140 a week to retire in comfort. Men just $45

Women need an extra $140 a week to retire in comfort. Men just $45

A big part of the disengagement many Aussies feel with their super is the uncertainty over how much will ultimately be enough

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon

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'You don't get funding to bring your kid with you'
Science

'You don't get funding to bring your kid with you'

Tenure and a lack of childcare support can keep women out of STEM careers, says Australian NASA researcher.

  • by Mary Ward
'Don't throw the prince out with the patriarchy' on Cinderella
Daily Life

'Don't throw the prince out with the patriarchy' on Cinderella

Why were the girls waiting to be rescued? Surely Rapunzel had time enough in that tower to work her own way out.

  • by Susannah McFarlane
Andrew Barr to start to close discrimination loophole next week
Gender equality

Andrew Barr to start to close discrimination loophole next week

It comes after a national debate over the right of religious schools to reject gay teachers and students. 

  • by Katie Burgess
'Discrimination? I don’t think there’s a woman in science who hasn’t faced it'
Gender equality

'Discrimination? I don’t think there’s a woman in science who hasn’t faced it'

According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, less than 30% of the world’s researchers are women.

  • by Eden Boyd
Snow White sends wrong message to girls about consent: Kristen Bell
MeToo Movement

Snow White sends wrong message to girls about consent: Kristen Bell

In the shadow of #MeToo, actress Kristen Bell has expressed concern about Snow White and the prince who kissed her without consent.

  • by Lindsey Bever
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Kleenex 'Mansize' tissues to be rebranded to avoid sexism row
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Kleenex 'Mansize' tissues to be rebranded to avoid sexism row

Kimberly-Clark will rebrand its 'Mansize' tissues to Kleenex Extra Large after the company received complaints about being sexist.

Email from Julia Banks signals she may leave the Liberal Party to run as an independent MP
Gender equality

Email from Julia Banks signals she may leave the Liberal Party to run as an independent MP

“This is not a farewell letter. Far from it."

  • by David Crowe
Most Australians would not act if they saw sexism
Daily Life

Most Australians would not act if they saw sexism

A new campaign aims to prompt bystanders to sexist incidents to step up and take action.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
Labor puts the heat on Coalition over teacher discrimination
Schools

Labor puts the heat on Coalition over teacher discrimination

Bill Shorten appears ready to capitalise on division among Coalition MPs.

  • by David Crowe
The extremes of the LGBTQ lobby do themselves no favours
Opinion
Gender equality

The extremes of the LGBTQ lobby do themselves no favours

If the object is getting someone to see the light, calling them outdated bigots, true as it may be, is not going to sway them.

  • by Amanda Vanstone