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Welcome to the Gender Institute

ANU Gender Institute

ANU Gender Institute

The ANU Gender Institute is a cross-campus virtual institute providing a focus for existing activity on issues of gender and sexuality and a catalyst to develop and deepen them.

Why fathers’ care matters: Enabling gender equity in care and work

Why fathers’ care matters: Enabling gender equity in care and work

Fathers’ participation in caring for young children provides life-long opportunities for fathers, their partners and children. However, there continue to be entrenched social and structural barriers to fathers’ equal participation in care (e.g.

Women in international security: Theory and practice

Women in international security: Theory and practice

The 10-part seminar series aims to promote gender equity by helping to ‘normalize’ the role of women in international security

Gendered labour roles and rewards in science

Gendered labour roles and rewards in science

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions.

Women and work in premodern Europe: Experiences, relationships and cultural representation, c. 1100–1800

Women and work in premodern Europe: Experiences, relationships and cultural representation, c. 1100–1800

Please join Merridee Bailey, Tania Colwell and Julie Hotchin for the launch of their book "Women and Work in Premodern Europe: Experiences, Relationships and Cultural Representation, c. 1100–1800 (Routledge, 2018)"

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Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute