BEAU DONELLY A Toorak woman who was punched in the face in an unprovoked attack in Melbourne's CBD has used social media to help catch the man who allegedly assaulted her.
Army chief David Morrison: "People needed to stop asking why women in domestic violence situations do not simply leave their partners"
JUDITH IRELAND More truth bombs from Army chief David Morrison for White Ribbon Day.
Domestic violence by numbers
One woman is killed almost every week by her current or former partner.
Budget cuts protests
ANDREW P STREET "No ifs, no buts, no ABC cuts"
Tim Barlass A pharmaceutical giant says it will ban a product that has been polluting Sydney Harbour.
Radhika Sanghani When Israeli Linor Abargil collected her Miss World crown, she was in floods of tears. Why? She'd just been raped. Now, 16 years later, she tells Radhika Sanghani why she's made a film, encouraging female rape survivors to share their experiences
Cate Broughton As someone who took on the uglier side of sexism and misogyny, ex-Australian PM Julia Gillard showed it is possible to survive.
Stephanie Buck "With your thin plastic hands, some creativity and some spunk, you can code whatever your heart desires."
Cate Broughton The former PM spoke about gender, feminism and leadership at the WORD Christchurch event last night.
JAMES ROBERTSON The end of NSW's 55th parliament has closed a controversial chapter on "Zoe's law" though some are looking to a newly-worded bill clarifying the legal rights of an unborn child.
Kari Paul The anchor came under fire after suggesting in an interview that Joan Tarshis, who claims Bill Cosby assaulted her twice in 1969, could have prevented her assault.
Deborah Mailman, Margaret Pomeranz and Ita Buttrose join campaign to remove children from detention centres
SARAH WHYTE Unlikely high profile Australian celebrities have come together with a simple message to the Australian government: remove children from immigration detention.
MICHAEL BACHELARD Female recruits to the Indonesian police are subjected to a "two-finger test" to assess if they are virgins.
A new video makes the case that many people would ignore domestic violence — even in a confined space.
LATIKA BOURKE PM Tony Abbott has denied Tanya Plibersek permission to attend the G20 in Brisbane.
A woman who has accused actor Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her wants to know why it has taken 30 years for people to believe her story.
JENNI RYALL "Tony Abbott's been doing it for years, you should be right."
Some Lady Parts
Radhika Sanghani A new blog lifts the lid on the sort of 'sexist and backwards' adverts that professional actresses are faced with every day.
Frances Schwartzkopff A quarter of a century after becoming the first country to give gay couples the same rights as heterosexuals, Denmark wants to make sure that historic moment isn’t undone at retirement.
Rape joke fail
Radhika Sanghani Controversial comedian Dapper Laughs has come under fire for making jokes about rape at a recent gig.
It's only for women over 30 who must be off the road by 8 p.m., and cannot wear makeup behind the wheel. But it's still a startling shift.
CLEM BASTOW It’s not been a banner day for noted male feminist Sam De Brito.
LATIKA BOURKE Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has denied claims that he made remarks condoning domestic violence, after he appeared to say it was acceptable in some circumstances to put a woman in a headlock to "deter aggression".
Candice Chung Good job Australia. Next up: kicking him out of America.
Candice Chung Seminar attendees flee as #TakeDownJulienBlanc protesters swarm the boat that hosted makeshift seminar held by Blanc's assistant.
#TakeDownJulienBlanc shuts down more pick-up artist talks in Australia and in the US.
Jessica Edward, Amanda Hoh "Abdicate", "neurology", "stringent", ''rhetorical''. These are the words that made eight-year-old Grace Du the NSW junior spelling champion.
RACHEL BROWNE White Ribbon Australia accuses men's rights group of hijacking their name and message with a rival site which claims that violence against women is overstated.
CANDICE CHUNG The racist and sexist 'pick up artist' is heading to Melbourne's Como Hotel to teach men how to violate women. And it needs to be stopped. #TakeDownJulienBlanc
A British-Iranian woman arrested after trying to attend a volleyball match has been jailed for a year in Iran.
KATE MCCLYMONT 'As journalists we should have the courage to act for more than the lofty notion of freedom of speech. We have a duty to be the voice of the powerless in our society, to stand up for them.' Kate McClymont tells it as it is at the 2014 Andrew Olle Media Lecture commemorating friend and colleague Andrew Olle, who died of a brain tumour at 48.
Mike Isaac Timothy D. Cook says he is "proud to be gay", by far the most prominent executive of a public company to come out.
Jenny Noyes How one guy’s post-breakup revenge blog began a war against women.
Radhika Sanghani Thousands are calling for Disney to represent children with Down's syndrome in its next film.
Ian Steward and Kelly Dennett A high-ranking officer has asked: "Where was the respect for these girls?"
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is giving money she won for her work on children's rights to help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza.
BEAU DONELLY Recognition for a mother who gives victims a voice.
TOM DECENT A 26-year-old Iranian woman, who was hanged after killing the man she said tried to raped her, has left a heartbreaking voice message for her mother in the lead-up to her death.
AMY MCNEILAGE The scandalous sacking of a high-profile Canadian radio host over a sexual incident has taken a surprising turn, with the broadcaster defending himself online by detailing his preference for consensual "rough sex".
Sarah Oakes Sydney restaurant is been taken to task for an exploitative ad campaign.
MELANIE KEMBREY Comedian Josh Thomas and Liberal MP Wyatt Roy have gone tweet to tweet over asylum seeker policy - and it got personal.
All nine judges for the 100 Women of Influence awards voted Elizabeth Broderick 2014's overall winner.
JENNA PRICE Katherine Bashour has now resigned from her job and can speak freely about her treatment.
Gender pay gap
CANDICE CHUNG What gender pay gap?
No burqa ban
The controversial plan to segregate Muslim women wearing burqas into glassed enclosures at parliament house has been ditched, after a fierce public and political backlash.
Liberian-American television host Shoana Clarke Solomon ecided to combat misinformation about Ebola in a powerful clip.
JANE LEE "Tom Meagher used his wife's unspeakable death to create dialogue, so bless the f--k out of him."
JUDITH IRELAND "That was pretty scary for us as refuge workers to realise that this is a brave new world."
In her new biography My Story our first female Prime Minister details the challenges of being a minority leader whose own party was unravelling because of toxic internal politics. It's bascially the toughest leadership gig that could be designed for a politican. Her biography gives an insight in to how she coped - with a particular focus on purpose and resilience. These are the key take outs:
Hundreds of protesters swarm the British supermarket after a lesbian couple kicked out for sharing a kiss.
Sexist burger flipper
Effie Mann Do you want a serve of sexual harassment with that?
TOM DECENT The ABC has defended a series of controversial tweets aired on its Q & A program on Monday night amid social media firestorm.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai "The content that has been released over the last 48 hours is an invasion of personal privacy."
BEAU DONELLY Supermarket giant Woolworths has pulled a range of "racist" and "offensive" singlets from its shelves after a social media backlash.
Radhika Sanghani As Pakistani schoolgirl education activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, wins the Nobel Peace Prize, we re-live her most significant moments.
Man attempts to have female Supreme Court judge disqualified because of suspected 'feminist' and 'leftist' views
MICHAELA WHITBOURN A Sydney man has tried to have a female Supreme Court judge disqualify herself from hearing a matter because he suspected she was a "feminist with leftist leanings".
hildren's rights activists Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.
RACHEL OLDING It is the little things that Sara misses the most: driving around with the windows down, taking her kids to the park, ducking down the street for groceries.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has applauded Lateline host Emma Alberici over a fiery TV exchange with a spokesman for the radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Television dad Stephen Collins, best known for his role as minister Eric Camden on the long-running family drama 7th Heaven, has allegedly confessed to molesting underage girls.