TARA MOSS A new UNICEF report suggests we won’t meet our Millennium Development Goal to cut under-five mortality until 2026, 11 years behind schedule. That 11-year delay means the loss of millions of children’s lives.
KASEY EDWARDS Rather than playing the victim card, men need to take responsibility both individually and collectively for male violence towards women.
Radhika Sanghani New data from dating site OKCupid suggests we prefer to date within our own race. But does that make us racist? Radhika Sanghani reports
NATALIE REILLY In the words of Maya Angelou, ‘always be intolerant of ignorance’.
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.
DOM KNIGHT "If we all have our own personal hell, uniquely and fiendishly customised to our own preferences, mine will be a Bunnings."
CLEMENTINE FORD The cultural mythology of women’s friendships versus the rewarding reality.
Rotherham child abuse
RUBY HAMAD "A cover-up of this magnitude does not happen in a void. It is indicative of a wider culture of silence, intimidation and male entitlement that punishes victims for speaking up."
Sheridan Wright Welcome to D Grade celebrity, population several thousand.
DV in sport
CLEM BASTOW It's not enough to simply talk about a hardline stance on violence against women within a sport.
KASEY EDWARDS The recent case of British police officer Carol Howard, is a painful illustration of the high price that people can pay for speaking out against discrimination.
CLEMENTINE FORD Her crime? Ostensibly, the failure to pay a $1000 fine.
RUBY HAMAD Figures from Gaza, Iraq, Afghanistan and Liberia show just how much the effects of gender inequality are exacerbated during times of war and conflict.
ANNABEL CRABB Since Tony Abbott was elected Prime Minister we have established many things about him - some are surprising, some are not.
Humour provided Joan River with a stellar career, and an outlet for grief.
CLEMENTINE FORD [Trigger warning: graphic description of sexual assault]
Radhika Sanghani As the leak of private naked photos of 100 female A-listers is becomes known online as 'The Fappening', Radhika Sanghani questions why we're reducing a serious crime to a sexual hashtag
CLEMENTINE FORD Violence against women is a serious cultural problem which results in the dehumanisation, abuse and even death of countless women around the world. It isn’t fodder for cheap wannabe comedians to plumb the depths of because it makes them feel dangerous and interesting to tackle topics that are ‘off-limits’.
Michael Barnett Remove the barrier against gay marriage and there’ll be one less reason for young people to feel isolated and vulnerable, says Michael Barnett.
CLEM BASTOW So let's stop acting like there is.
Fair Work Amendment
JENNA PRICE The Fair Work Amendment Bill - being voted on by Senate today - is a recipe for the exploitation and victimisation of women.
CLEMENTINE FORD If you deliberately seek out any of these images, you are directly participating in the violation not just of numerous women’s privacy but also of their bodies.
Claire Cohen Notoriously private actress Keira Knightley has posed topless for a fashion magazine to widespread surprise. Claire Cohen welcomes her decision and explains why it's a powerful statement for all women with less-than-voluptuous chests.
Church and state
JACQUELINE MALEY That's what the federal government's earmarked for their school chaplaincy program. But how will it benefit our kids?
CLEMENTINE FORD Melbourne's Girls On Film Festival is looking to right Hollywood's women problem.
SARAH MACDONALD Why haven't we outgrown this tired joke?
RUBY HAMAD As long as women follow the rules -stay at home, don’t drink, don’t wear “slutty” clothes- then we will have earned sympathy in the event we are sexual assaulted.
CLEMENTINE FORD For all the ladies out there who have ever been accused of hating men.
KASEY EDWARDS Melbourne might be top of the 'Global Liveability Ranking', but don't pop the champagne just yet.
Ali Benton A "hello" only months or years after a "goodbye" can be a little undignified.
Children in detention
Scott Morrison's treatment of Gillian Triggs is endemic of the government's wider problem with women
JENNA PRICE It's yet another symptom of an entire government for whom male privilege and male entitlement are the default.
Karen Zwi Scott Morrison's decision to release those under 10 years old is a welcome first step but still inadequate.
CLEM BASTOW "I went to The Inbetweeners 2 and all I got was a sense of crippling ennui." Yep, this film is bad.
NEHA KALE Films like Palo Alto argue that confusion and angst are necessary phases of being young. Why then is the experience so white on screen?
JEN VUK The 'Stronger Relations Trial' was supposed to tackle marriage breakdowns and save taxpayers millions by cutting divorce costs. But no one's using it.
Zeynab Gamieldien Zeynab Gamieldien breaks down the myths, stereotypes and inaccuracies. Also features everybody's new favourite meme: ‘Crudely Islamified Mannequin Man.'
Prue Hawkins 33-year-old Prue Hawkins spent years working as a lawyer. Now unemployed, she's struggling to find a job because of her brittle-bone disease - sometimes she can’t physically get into the building where the jobs are.
CLEMENTINE FORD What sex education is failing to teach to current generation of teenagers.
NATALIE REILLY The idea that celebrities are working just a smidgen harder than us to look like they do.
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI Women are told we’re disadvantaged when it comes to bargaining. But the solution's in our own hands (and minds).
Maeve Marsden A group in London is drawing attention to the issue of sexual harassment in nightclubs and music venues.
NATALIE REILLY A new study offers a one-question test to diagnose this personality disorder, but the reality is more complicated than that.
Dr Mehreen Faruqi Eric Abetz’s outdated abortion views underline the need for decriminalisation of abortion.
SARAH MACDONALD How men and women are judged differently when they have affairs at work.
CLEMENTINE FORD Trigger warning: contains graphic imagery and discussions of sexual assault
RUBY HAMAD The indignity of being a celebrity's significant other.
Kajsa Ekis Ekman The new trade in selling bodies: from prostitution to surrogacy.
Merri Kim And it's not what you'd expect.
American Apparel accused of 'resorting to underage porn' to sell its 'Back to School' range of miniskirts.
Discrimination at work
JENNA PRICE Discrimination against pregnant women at work has an ugly new battleground.
CLEMENTINE FORD A recap on the Abbott Government's staggering slip-ups in the past week.
Abortion and breast cancer 'link'
JENNA PRICE Dear Senator Abetz, we don't 'views' on medical fallacies. This is why:
CLEMENTINE FORD Happy International Day of the Female Orgasm, ladies!
Nina Funnell and Dannielle Miller Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault
It isn't academic
Mary Sanchez It isn't academic. It’s graduating with their dignity intact.
Alexandra Petri Because, somehow, this still needs repeating: "The behaviour of other people is something they, not you, are responsible for."
CLEMENTINE FORD Clem Ford takes you for a walk through the underbelly of the 'male brain'.
Keli Goff Not everyone has the luxury of debating over a modern cliche.
Natalie Reilly Years of bogus studies and statistics aren't helping our cause.