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The nuclear family is “unhealthy”, and our traditional societal structures enable family violence, says Germaine Greer in the latest episode of the University of Melbourne’s The Policy Shop podcast. 

A respected feminist theorist is calling for a radical rethink of society's acceptance of transgenderism.

Contraceptive methods have failed to keep pace with women’s changing needs, impeding the sexual revolution, academics and feminists will argue at an event tonight at the BMW Edge Federation Square.

Well known feminist and University of Melbourne academic Professor Sheila Jeffreys has questioned the impact of region on women’s human rights.

Women wanting to birth their children at home and midwives in private practice have gained some breathing space from Health Minister Nicola Roxon, but the issue of control over birth will still be there in two years time, says gender studies researcher at the University of Melbourne, Dr Meredith Nash.