Topic archives: women

Saudi Arabia gets a PR win for entering the 19th century

September 27, 2017 1

Great news that Saudi women will be allowed to drive, right? Pity it's a distraction from the regime's war crimes and massive human rights violations.

Actual soldier refutes Devine in the value of women in combat

April 5, 2017 16

Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.

A woman’s place is in the House: where are all the female candidates?

June 29, 2016 1

Most of the women who are retiring from federal politics are being replaced with male candidates, writes Crikey intern Tessa Fox.

More women in public service, but Indonesia still puts our cabinet to shame

More women in public service, but Indonesia still puts our cabinet to shame

November 3, 2014 4

Efforts to increase the representation of women at the key economic agencies have met with mixed success, but progress is being made.

Why we can’t get enough of jihadi sluts

Why we can’t get enough of jihadi sluts

September 15, 2014 10

There is nothing like the heady mix of sex and death, and if you throw in some terrorism and betrayal of "our" values, the Western media just can't resist.

<em>Crikey</em> survey: which religions ban women from leadership?

Crikey survey: which religions ban women from leadership?

July 21, 2014 10

Some religions prohibit women from having formal power, while others are open-minded. You might be surprised where some religions fall on the spectrum ...

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

April 16, 2014 6

Let's tackle the real bludgers in our society -- pensioners, young people trying to get an education and asylum seekers. Screw 'em!

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

November 18, 2013 27

Despite being unlawful in most states and territories, abortions are common and a fact of life for many women, writes Jane Caro.

A new Labor leader packs baggage

October 15, 2013 2

Crikey readers have their say on the Labor leadership, fossil fuels and women in the workplace.

Does getting married hurt a woman’s career?

May 14, 2013

Are women delaying marriage for financial or career reasons? Or does walking down the aisle make you less successful in the boardroom? They're two big questions facing women.