Lady tradies on the fence about promoting gender through their business names

Lady tradies on the fence about promoting gender through their business names

Posted May 16, 2018 07:00:08 Photo: Jennifer and Sarah are lady tradies, but you wouldn’t know it from their business name. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Female tradies are increasingly running their own businesses and capturing underserved markets, but they’re not always interested in putting their gender front and centre. …

Men-only playgroup pushes aside gender stereotypes to provide support for dads

Men-only playgroup pushes aside gender stereotypes to provide support for dads

Posted May 08, 2018 08:43:12 Photo: Paul Mathews is one of almost a dozen men who attend the playgroup with their children. (ABC Ballarat: Dominic Cansdale) A group of men in Ballarat are taking a bold step into an unfamiliar territory traditionally dominated by women — the playgroup. Me and …

Evelyn Ida Morris, former punk drummer, explores gender identity through piano music

Evelyn Ida Morris, former punk drummer, explores gender identity through piano music

Posted May 03, 2018 11:26:11 Photo: Evelyn Ida Morris’s new record explores their gender identity. (Double J: Paul Donoughue) Music can have emotional power before words are ever put to it. Take Chopin’s Nocturn in E-Flat Major, or the Charles Mingus Quintet’s Serenade in Blue. People compare Dirty Three concerts …

Gender gap in science to last hundreds of years unless more is done

Gender gap in science to last hundreds of years unless more is done

Updated April 20, 2018 09:48:36 Photo: Professor Nalini Joshi is worried Australia is missing out on top scientific talent. (Supplied) Related Story: Five women making strides in the science world It could take centuries to bridge the gender gap in academic fields like physics and maths, according to new research …

Set targets for men working part-time to help promote women, gender equality body says

Set targets for men working part-time to help promote women, gender equality body says

Posted April 15, 2018 16:23:55 Video: National Wrap: Men should be encouraged to take on flexible working hours (ABC News) The director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency has urged employers to set targets for men working part-time. Libby Lyons told the ABC’s National Wrap program “it’s not difficult” to …

World record breakers kicking goals for gender equality, from up a mountain to below sea level

World record breakers kicking goals for gender equality, from up a mountain to below sea level

By Steve Wilson Posted April 07, 2018 17:53:16 Photo: EPF embarked on a 12-day trek through Jordan to raise awareness over gender inequality in sport. In the space of just 10 months a group of female footballers have gone from the top of the world to lower than any team …