Violence against women
Anne Summers A new approach to the scourge of family violence will use the lessons from large scale campaigns against drinking and smoking.
Hanna Rosin Also, by talking about it so much, you’re wasting time.
All About Women
RUBY HAMAD At just 19, Ilwad Elman left Canada for her parents' homeland of Somalia. The now-24-year-old had only intended to visit her mother, the well-known humanitarian activist Fartun Adan. But, inspired by Fartun's work with the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre (EPHRC), Ilwad decided to stay.
CLEMENTINE FORD We don’t need to sit bare faced in front of a camera to show how brave we are.
Madelin Newman American Apparel, purveyor of shiny pants and bodysuits has once again courted controversy with their latest ad campaign.
CLEMENTINE FORD It's not easy. But sometimes you've gotta do what you've gotta do.
COSIMA MARRINER This US author believes it's time society gave up on preconceptions of women's desire.
Alison Bechdel Q&A
CLEMENTINE FORD Before tackling Hollywood sexism, Alison Bechdel already made a name for herself with 'Dykes to Watch Out For'.
CLEMENTINE FORD Hold onto your seats, people. This could get dangerous.
CLEMENTINE FORD Redefining consent with 'yes means yes'
Katy Waldman The Bechdel Test Sets the Bar Too Low. Let's Write a New One.
Is it still the man's job to look after a woman? The question was asked ahead of All About Women, a discussion at Sydney Opera House
Stories from 2013
SHELLY HORTON Shelly Horton doesn't want children. So, she asks, why do so many people have a problem with that?
BIANCA HALL BIANCA HALL is sick of the police’s knee-jerk response to sex crimes.
Anne Summers Anne Summers reflects on our most critical undertaking on International Women's Day.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
RUBY HAMAD When Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks, people listen. Ruby Hamad finds out what she has to say.
CLEMENTINE FORD As with all social change, it starts with you.
KASEY EDWARDS Should it be more socially acceptable to be ambivalent about motherhood?
NATALIE REILLY Daily Life is hosting a festival of ideas at the Sydney Opera House next month and a brand new special guest has just been added to the line-up.
Violence against women
Julie McKay Violence against women is one of the most pervasive human rights abuses in the world says the Executive Director of UN Women Australia, Julie McKay.
NICOLE ELPHICK The young Queensland-based art duo that get to exhibit alongside Damien Hirst.
United States Jennifer Steinhauer Washington Two US military servicewomen have told a Senate panel how they were raped by superiors and then ridiculed by officials.
Nick Miller Meet Brooke Magnanti: best-selling author, cancer researcher, former prostitute.
CLEMENTINE FORD The boys who raped and humiliated an unconscious 16 year old may have been punished – but do they understand they’re not the victims?
KASEY EDWARDS [Trigger warning: discussion of child abuse]
CLEMENTINE FORD A Tunisian activist posted this pic of herself. Here's what happened next.
AMY CORDEROY Though it's bound to spark debate, AMY CORDEROY believes we need to discuss the relationship between alcohol, drugs and sexual assault.
fan girls of violent men
CLEMENTINE FORD Why does Oscar Pistorius have a cult following among a certain demographic of women?
RUBY HAMAD Does recognising someone from a minority group with a beauty prize really mean progress or atone for past transgressions?
KATHRYN WICKS Having a child with high-functioning autism doesn't mean living with a genius. These children have their own unique challenges.
AMAL AWAD The pleasures and challenges of growing up in a migrant family.
CLEMENTINE FORD Why making jokes about a serious issue can be empowering.
100 years on
Child brides, female foeticide, genital mutilation: what has changed in 100 years?