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The #MeToo backlash: When the word 'victim' becomes a weapon

Fundamental to the #MeToo backlash is the weaponisation of the word "victim", used to keep wome ...  
Splendour in the Grass line-up fails to represent female artists

Splendour in the Grass is back... and so is the notorious gender imbalance in music festival ...  
Sexism and the city

Instead of having it all, women have to do it all on their own, in cities that are not designed ...  
Comcare: How our workplaces ostracise sexual harassment victims

Luke Williams exposes Australia’s failing complaint systems, services and legal culture when it ...  
What is International Women's Day for?

John Passant discusses the significance of International Women's Day in effecting real change for ...  
International Women's Day: How's that leaving no woman behind thing working out for you?

The breakfasts are over, the cupcakes have been scoffed and the ribbons have been thrown away; ...  
Every day should be International Women's Day: Hear that, First World?

The theme of this year's United Nations International Women's Day is 'Leave no woman behind' — ...  
Cash and Joyce and throwing women off buses: It's the Turnbull Government way

Making a mockery of the PM's desire to make Parliament a woman-friendly workplace, the Coalition ...  
Michaelia Cash slut shames young women: Jobs minister bully — go now!

A jobs and innovation minister who engages in the sexist bullying of young staffers? Michaelia ...  
#MeToo: It matters that Baird and Badham are wrong about older feminists

Ageism should not be used as a means to understand feminism in the #MeToo debate.  
Deneuve, Greer and why #MeToo is not a 'witch-hunt'

There would be no need for a #MeToo campaign if the justice system was adequately equipped to ...  
Surviving the shame: Sexual violence in Myanmar

Women’s rights advocates attribute many of the problems facing women and girls in Burma to ...  
The Harvey Weinstein Effect: Louie, Louie, you’re gonna die

The Harvey Weinsteins and Louis CKs of the world are possible because we are an inherently violent ...  
Senator continues #TrumpToo call despite President's 'sexist smear'

"You cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out. ...  
Nathan Broad's slap on the wrist for online abuse more like a pat on the back

The lightness of footballer Nathan Broad's penalty for the online trafficking of intimate photos ...  
Misogyny, violence and machismo in 2017

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, there is much to be gained by shedding the toxic ...  
#MeToo? The hard truth men must face

Men must confront the facts: too many women are victims of sexual violence and the vast majority ...  
Sexual harassment and rape culture: Why women don't say anything

The Harvey Weinstein exposes an entrenched and normalised culture of abuse where women are ...