Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
Celebrating influential Monash women
At Monash University, we work every day towards a better-balanced world, in which women's accomplishments and efforts are recognised and validated. While we've come a long way in our gender equality journey, there's still more work to do.
Here you'll find a collection of stories by and about some of the remarkable women at the University who are tackling the issues of the day head-on and making positive change.
Endo and the 'hysteria myth'
Clinicians need the training and support to provide comprehensive healthcare for women with endometriosis.
Taking a cue from Fearless Girl
The message of empowerment and equality needs to be widely embraced in the engineering profession.
Changing the story for preschool girls
Conceptual playworlds are turning preschool into a pipeline for female engineers.
'You don’t look like a scientist'
Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.
The new breed of power rangers
More than one hundred researchers are working together to create electronics in which next to no energy is lost.
Breaking the art of glass
New research aims to unlock the structural mystery of glass in order to make it stronger.
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.
Falling short on family violence
Despite having a code of practice in place for investigating incidents, police duty failures are all too common.
The look that can sell – and save – a brand
Celebrity endorsements can be a powerful marketing tool, but can also spectacularly backfire. The damage can, however, be limited through the right kind of facial expression.
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.