The Order of Australia honours system was set up in 1975 to recognise outstanding achievement and service by all Australians — but since then, only 30 per cent of the honours have been awarded to women.
As Julie Bishop prepares to leave politics, the high-profile MP reflects on her 20-year political career that — at one time — saw her as the only woman sitting around an all-male Cabinet table.
It might seem strange, but it was on the misogynistic floors of Australia's meat packing factories that one of the great advances for Australian feminism was won.
A five-year special investigation into women in leadership finds there's still an average $162,000 pay gap among women running top companies — and figures show it will be 80 years until there is an equal number of men and women running top businesses.
Emilio Kennedy is growing up in a home that encourages boys and men to be vulnerable and ask for help, but a study suggests most Australian men are living inside a strict set of traditional ideas about what it means to be a man and it's affecting their mental health.
No female toilets, pornography on the walls, and regular pranks by her male colleagues. Yvonne Ward reflects on her 40-year career as WA's first female sparky.