Character flaws in the law
Findings against former High Court justice Dyson Heydon expose the vacuum within the legal profession that allows for sexist behaviour, but it also allows an opportunity to change it.
Where sex and racism collide
Grindr is deleting its "ethnicity filter" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, but although digital apps are spaces for connection, online dating platforms often provide a safe space for racist attitudes.
Revenge porn skyrockets
Coronavirus has meant more time at home, more time online and more image-based abuse.
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.
A developing dilemma
In developing and conflict-affected countries, support systems for children’s protection in times of the pandemic risk being overlooked.
Why discrimination makes us sick
When sexual minorities live in regions of high stigma, not only is their heath affected, but so too is their healthcare use, according to a new study.
Coronavirus and the domestic violence threat
For some women and children, safely isolating at home will simply not be an option.
Tearing down the stereotypes
Gender competence in healthcare can be a powerful tool in improving women's wellbeing – particularly mental health.
#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.
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.
From care to custody
We can’t talk about youth crime without taking into account childhood adversity.
Building social cohesion: A matter of principal
What can our broader society learn from schools that have created cohesive communities?
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Cyberflashing: age-old harassment in new clothes
Largely enabled by Apple's AirDrop technology, digital flashing is far from 'playful', and unquestionably image-based abuse.
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.
Exposing online trolls
It's a workplace health and safety issue and the AFL must expose and punish those responsible.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
Falling through the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.
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.
Changing course to prevent assault
To drive lasting change regarding sexual harassment and assault, greater effort needs to be directed towards preventing these issues from arising in the first place.
Hitting all the right notes
Australia's thriving hip hop scene is home to a diverse group of emerging female talent. Here's five of the best.
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.
All talk, no action on family violence
The Turnbull government's budget has failed to match its expressed desire to take violence against women seriously.
Gay Jennifer Breyley
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
PhD candidate, Faculty of Arts
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Professor, Politics and International Relations
PhD candidate, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre (Monash GPS)
PhD Candidate, Politics and International Relations
PhD Candidate, Politics and International Relations
Research Fellow, PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Economics
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Sonja de New
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Research Officer, Global and Women's Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Lecturer, Communications and Media Studies, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Research Fellow, Social Work
Professor, Social Work
Associate Professor, Education
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Criminology
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies
Professor of History, and Head of School for the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies.