Until recently, the priesthoods of all Christian denominations have been men-only domains. But the Brisbane diocese of the Anglican Church is now ordaining more women than men, despite women in Sydney still not able to become priests at all.
The Federal Government apologises to ABC Radio National presenter Patricia Karvelas after she was thrown out of Question Time for wearing a half-sleeve top, with the Speaker flagging a review of the dress code for female journalists.
An attendant at Parliament House asked Ms Karvelas to leave as she was showing "too much shoulder" and was in breach of parliamentary dress standards. Here's the backstory.
Women in India are more than 2.1 times more likely to die by suicide than the global average — and young, married women are most at risk.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale slams conservative crossbench and government senators, prompting three of them to walk out of the Senate when he says their behaviour is repeatedly "offensive and harmful".
The resignation of Julia Banks from the Government benches not only plunges the Morrison Government further into minority, it puts a giant spotlight onto its gender issue, writes Patricia Karvelas.
First-term MP Julia Banks delivers a scathing critique of Australian politics after abandoning the governing Liberal Party and moving to the crossbench, leaving Scott Morrison hanging onto power by a thread.
Women have the equivalent of up to one-and-a-half years' extra education, and nearly a full year's extra workforce experience, than what is required for their job, and it has nothing to do with having a lower level of confidence, writes Leonora Risse.
Gamers uploading videos where they beat up women may be surprising to those who aren't familiar with gaming culture, but sexism and violent acts against women perpetuated by players are quite common in games like Red Dead Redemption 2.
The head of a rural women's group warns remote workplaces are producing "horrific" cases of sexual harassment and assault — but corporations aren't paying attention to the issue.