As the country grows rapidly, new initiatives are working against a host of obstacles in the hope of keeping young women in school.
In February this year, IKEA put into motion a long-term plan to employ Syrian refugee women in Jordan, specifically from the 80% of displaced migrants who live...
The #MeToo hashtag shows how widespread sexual harassment and assault really is.
Matina Shakya has spent the last nine years in isolation after being anointed as a “Kumari”, a living embodiment of the Hindu goddess Taleju, when she was just...
In a new model of living, residents will have their own “microunits” built around a shared living space for cooking, eating and hanging out.
A Japanese company has put a local spin on the popular 'nappy cake' baby shower gift.
“Australian publishing is at the forefront of diverse storytelling,” says Lebanese Australian YA author Sarah Ayoub, one of the writers set to appear at the...
As our population ages, what can we do to make sure our cities develop accordingly?
The nation's states are tackling the housing affordability issue with different strategies, so what's working, and where?
"If you’re like me, the only way to cope with the weight of so much tragedy is to go numb. But that numbness can also lead to gnawing guilt. If we don’t empathise...
A study of diverse people from Africa shows that the genetic story of our skin is more complicated than previously thought.
A look back on how Sex And The City liberated a generation of women from migrant backgrounds living in repressive circumstances, and why it’s important that it...
It’s a phenomenon that marks a shift in Christianity’s cultural centre from the West to the so-called global South.
Our concept of beauty is becoming more diverse, according to a new study, with researchers finding that we now consider more famous older and 'non-white' women to...
"By unfriending people, liking content specific to our interests and algorithms that further taper these walls, it is easy to fall into a false sense of reality."
Here's why the concept of mindfulness differs depending on who you speak to.
“Australia is where we belong now, but it’s good to not forget where we have come from.”
Statement festival was dreamed up by comedian Emma Knyckare following a series of sexual assaults at Swedish music festivals.