Episode 21: Who's a Good Boy
On this episode, we’ll hear a more positive perspective – how masculinity is changing, and how men are being encouraged to change past patterns of behaviour.
Giving voice to human rights defenders
Agencies working to protect vulnerable women and children, often in fragile and conflict-affected countries, are coming under increasing pressure in delivering their services during the COVID-19 global crisis.
Tearing down the stereotypes
Gender competence in healthcare can be a powerful tool in improving women's wellbeing – particularly mental health.
More women artists are stepping into cultural leadership, benefiting the arts and the wider community.
A path to potential
A new advocacy group aims to address gender imbalance in science by helping map the career trajectories of early-to-mid-career researchers through promotion of their existing research achievements.
#MeToo? It depends
While the movement has had its successes, it hasn't empowered marginalised voices equitably.
On the front line of gender equality
Sharman Stone has worked to advance the rights of women for more than 20 years, in Parliament and as Ambassador for Women and Girls, but her work isn't finished yet.
Women's writes: The business of books
Although women write more books than men, it remains easier for male authors to be published.
Combating gender-based violence
Examining the similarities and differences between Australian and Brazilian policies towards gender-based violence.
Why women's sport matters
The popularity of women's sport is soaring, and elite-level competitions are gaining more mainstream traction, which sends a positive message for health and wellbeing, despite the trolls.
Modern slavery: breaking the chain
Drawing on her financial expertise, Kimberley Cole seeks to ruin the economics of the modern slave trade.
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
What's turning young men into killing machines?
A deeper examination of gender is sorely needed to try to prevent further acts of violent extremism and terrorism.
Dowry abuse: a growing problem in Australia
To address it, dowry abuse first needs to be recognised as a key form of economic abuse within the broader framework of domestic and family violence.
Taking a cue from Fearless Girl
The message of empowerment and equality needs to be widely embraced in the engineering profession.
Philosophy and feminism in the 17th century
British writer Mary Astell is a shining example of how women have long played a role in shaping modern philosophical thought.
Breaking the art of glass
New research aims to unlock the structural mystery of glass in order to make it stronger.
Gender equality: it's everyone's business
We need to think about the problems that men and women face not as competing priorities but as part of the same toxic social problem.
Early childhood and the nature of nurturing
A new framework focuses on the psychological needs and mental health of mothers so they can provide adequate care.
I love you, man
Traditional masculinity is evolving, and young working-class men are leading the charge, despite the toxic attitudes of powerful men such as Donald Trump.
Joanne Lao’s marketing degree propelled her into one of the world’s biggest global advertising groups, where she’s chief executive of Greater China operations.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
Could artificial intelligence replace judges?
An AI court system isn't a distant dream. “It’s here, it’s happening,” says former chief justice Marilyn Warren.
Caught between #metoo and the gun-show
Hyper-masculinity is a defining feature of global politics, but the #metoo movement is prising open opportunities to pursue gender equality as women fight back.
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy
PhD Candidate, School of Social Sciences.
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
PhD Candidate, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Professor of Human Genetics, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Malaysia
Postdoctoral Fellow, Politics, Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Doctoral Researcher, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Politics and International Relations
Associate Professor, Literary Studies
PhD Candidate at Monash University’s Gender Peace and Security Centre
CEO of VicHealth; Founder of NCDFREE, SDF and festival21
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Research Officer, Global and Women's Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor of Music, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
ARC Future Fellow, Drug Discovery Biology, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow and co-lead GPCR Cardiac Biology Laboratory Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecturer, Communications and Media Studies, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Manager of the Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Criminology
PhD candidate, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor of Criminology
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences