gender

126 years of Suffrage: The women continuing the fight for gender equality

New Zealand is no longer the world leader in gender equality. So, 126 years on from becoming the first country to give women the right to vote, MiNDFOOD speaks to the women leading by their own examples.

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126 years of suffrage: How Vanisa Dhiru is shaping a gender-equal future

When New Zealand became the first country to give women the vote in 1893, our antipodean nation was way ahead of its time. But, says equality activist Vanisa Dhiru, while we have plenty to be proud of, now is not the time to be resting on our laurels as gender inequality still exists.

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It’s Official: Australia Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

In a landmark moment, the bill for marriage equality has passed.

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Male breadwinners have poor health, higher anxiety: research

While some traditional roles have changed, the expectation that men should earn more than their partners persists, US researchers say

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Misrepresented? Demand better media

The Representation Project is tackling stereotypes and social injustices in the media through film.

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Jaden Smith & Video Game Character Star in Louis Vuitton’s New Campaign

An unlikely duo are fronting the latest Spring/Summer womenswear advertising campaign from Louis Vuitton. Jaden Smith and Lightning – a video game […]

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Do women and men experience pain differently?

Could our gender determine how we experience pain?

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Melissa McCarthy speaks out about sexism in Hollywood, responds to critic

Sexism is an ‘intense sickness’, Melissa McCarthy has said after revealing she hit back at one of her critics.

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Women are still doing more housework than men

Why are women STILL doing more housework than men?

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Carey Mulligan talks feminism, music and women in Hollywood

Carey Mulligan is most definitely a feminist, and thinks the Hollywood’s gender problem is “nuts”.

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The Sudanese women’s soccer team defying expectations

This all-women Sudanese soccer team is aptly called The Challenge

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It Was Never a Dress campaign encourages women in all areas

#Itwasneveradress is all about challenging stereotypes about women

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The Pope calls for gender equality

Pope Francis has slammed the gender pay gap, indicating positive change

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Experts: body image pressure affects boys too

New research says that more attention should be paid to body image issues in boys

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Indian village plants 111 trees for every girl born

A village in India plants 111 trees for every girl child born, safeguarding their future and a better life.

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Gender pay gap will close … in 2058, new report finds

Gender pay equality in 2058? Not soon enough, we say

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NAB extends Paid Parental Leave Scheme to male workers

Increased dad parental pay, a shift in gender diversity?

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The woman tax: Is pink a luxury colour?

Sure, women spend more per year on certain products than men when they have certain needs from make-up, hair products, […]

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“Women” illustrations help fight gender prejudice

A Brazilian illustrator used her talents to help women fight gender prejudice through a series of empowering posters.

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Oppressed majority

A woman can be subjected to catcalls, leers, winks, jibes and remarks that undermine her intelligence on a daily basis. […]

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30 million girls at risk of genital mutation

More than 30 million girls and women are at risk of genital mutation in the next decade, UNICEF reports.

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Royal baby’s arrival to put an end to gender speculation

The impending arrival of a royal baby have even the MiNDFOOD office placing bets. Have your say in our online poll.

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One in three women will suffer violence in their lifetime

Over one third of women around the world will experience violence during their lifetime.

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Britain prepares for royal baby

The Duchess of Cambridge has made her final royal appearance before giving birth to the first child and the next heir to the British throne.

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