More Andrews than women at the top

Female representation on ASX 200 boards hits its highest ever rate of 26.6 per cent.


‘Women’s work’ back in spotlight

The economic value of unpaid work must be counted for it to be acknowledged.

Women's Health

Menopause is normal, so talk about it

It’s no longer secret women’s business or a taboo subject in mixed company. You can turn menopause into an enriching experience.


Superannuation system fails women

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia says that men are retiring with an average of $113,660 more in super than women.


Single older women at risk

The single older woman who doesn’t own her own home has become one of the most at-risk groups in Australia due to the rising cost of rent and the lack of jobs for older Australians.


Research identifies your cancer risk

A 20-year international study of 10,000 women has accurately identified the cancer risks for women, further highlighting the need for early detection and lifelong monitoring.

Health news

Women at higher risk of Alzheimer’s

Women have a higher risk than men of developing Alzheimer’s disease, making up two-thirds of Alzheimer’s suffers. So scientists are trying to understand why.


Danger of dating a younger woman

Mick Jagger will very soon be welcoming his eighth child but, at 73 years of age and a great-grandfather to boot, is it time he started dating women his own age?


AFL presidents put their feet in it

The AFL has found itself embroiled in yet another furore over women, with two of its club presidents and a former coach making light of violence against women.


A woman’s sexual journey

Whether you have a partner or not, whether you want a partner or not, whether you’re a younger, midlife or older woman – you’re on a sexual journey. So what is that journey?


Senate inquiry into gender super gap

Australian women, on average, retire with about half the retirement savings of men, but a Senate inquiry into improving the finances of retired women could rectify this.


Where in the world is best for women?

In the interests of women the world over, the 2016 Best Countries survey has gone one step further to find the top-ranked places in which to be a woman. And the winners are…

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