Topic archives: International Women’s Day

Tips and rumours

March 9, 2018 4

IWD cringefests ... Xenophon loves the art not the artist ... the political party connections of a teensy local paper ...

Birth rights and the hidden threat of obstetric violence

March 8, 2018 9

It might seem counter-intuitive that in an activity experienced only by women, women are nonetheless pushed to the bottom of the power hierarchy and treated so appallingly, but this is the case.

Razer: International Women’s Day 2017 thawed my cold, dead heart

March 9, 2017 2

Yesterday, we witnessed a return to old forms of feminist solidarity, and that's got Helen Razer giddy.

Daily Tele not happy with the ABC’s approach to International Women’s Day

March 7, 2017 3

But Aunty isn't the only media outlet with a novel way to mark International Women's Day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 7, 2017 7

Janine Perrett gives Ross Cameron the world's best side-eye ... Pauline's mystery penalty rates ... Aunty insulting its female staff ...

Happy Feminist Christmas, brought to you by our corporate masters

March 8, 2016 8

Our foremothers who marched in 1907 would probably not be overwhelmed by the feminist progress of ANZ, David Jones and Unilever.

An open letter to the misandrist proletariat

An open letter to the misandrist proletariat

March 10, 2015 1

Sir Herbert Gribble Stunkram, men’s club proprietor and Rich-listers’ rights activist, entreats the ladies of Australia to leave the gentry alone.

Half the sky: Australia needs to stand up for women’s rights in Asia

Half the sky: Australia needs to stand up for women’s rights in Asia

March 10, 2015 1

China has detained at least seven women's rights activists in the last few days. This is unacceptable -- and Australia must speak up.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 10, 2015 4

More claims of sexual harrassment ... a new front for the freedom fight ... and who's that with the chubby cheeks?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 4, 2015 3

LNP have women's lunch at men's club ... NSW election campaign gets dirty ... the changing language of Joe Hockey ...

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: cock-pit? … advertising truth … screw the rich …

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: cock-pit? … advertising truth … screw the rich …

March 12, 2014

On International Women's Day, two steps forward and one step back. A passenger takes exception to a woman flying a plane, a man creates a cheaper sanitary pad, and what mining companies are really thinking.

Promises of safety, but Delhi women still walk in fear

March 8, 2013

Three months after the notorious gang-rape on a bus in Delhi, women are not heartened by the government's safety measures, writes India-based freelance journalist Alys Francis.

What’s happening with Australian jobs

What’s happening with Australian jobs

March 8, 2012 2

A glance at the graphs below is enough to show that trend figures give a more helpful idea of what is happening on the jobs front

‘A writer first and a woman after’: <em>Overland</em> journal’s <em>Women’s Work</em>

‘A writer first and a woman after’: Overland journal’s Women’s Work

March 8, 2012

Women’s Work is Overland’s new anthology of short stories by emerging female writers launched today as part of International Women’s Day and developed in conjunction with the Stella Prize. Bethanie Blanchard reviews the stories.

‘It’s about choice, not numbers’: Crikey readers on feminism

March 9, 2011 15

Yesterday, on the International Women’s Day Centenary, Crikey asked readers to reflect on feminism’s role in the twenty-first century. The response was, in one sense, heartening, writes Grace Jennings-Edquist.

Women in business: board quotas not the only answer

Women in business: board quotas not the only answer

March 9, 2011 3

There should be more women on boards, says Crikey publisher and CEO Amanda Gome. But only when there's more support for women entrepreneurs.

The feminist struggle: a lot like Groundhog Day

March 8, 2011

It may be International Women's Day but the feminist struggle is about a lot more than high-profile advocacy and public campaigns, writes Shakira Hussein.

The CEO gender gap

March 9, 2010

CXO visualises the number of female CEOs by industry and at the top of Fortune 500 companies. It's not an encouraging picture: women may make up 40% of the global workforce, but equality is still a long way off.

Put ethics on the political agenda and allow us to develop more feminist futures

March 8, 2010 6

Feminism was once about making wide changes in the way societies were run and what was valued. It seems to now be mainly about minor expansions of women’s illusory choices.

Razer: The Monthly‘s Louis Nowra needs a good vajazzling

March 8, 2010 131

Forget what Louis Nowra and The Monthly say, writes Helen Razor: Germaine Greer is a bright and occasionally charming old ratbag who should be revered.