Trust Journal

Heat Waves and Gender Gaps: Navigating the Complexities of Climate Change in Australia

Image: Chris Putman   Climate change represents a universal crisis, impacting every region of our planet through extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and shifting weather patterns. In the context of this global issue, Australia emerges as a crucial example where the dynamics of gender equality and climate change intersect markedly. This article aims to elucidate how climate change intensifies gender inequalities in Australia, emphasising the imperative of addressing these disparities to pave the way for a sustainable future. Economic Disparities and Female Vulnerability Economic disparities render women particularly susceptible...

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Booked Up for Summer

We asked well-read feminist Mel Fulton — host of Triple RRR's book show, Literati Glitterati — to share her hot tips for engrossing summer reads by women and gender diverse writers. From epic family sagas to witty and reflective personal essays, here's Mel's top recommended reads.

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Watch: Every Response Matters | Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

As part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2023, VWT hosted a discussion between Dr Skye Charry (Associate, Insight Exchange; Associate Professor, School of Law; and Gender Equity Consultant), Luke Addinsall (Associate Insight Exchange; Social Worker and Counsellor), and Mary Crooks AO (Executive Director, Victorian Women’s Trust) on sexual harassment at work.

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Empowerment or Reinforced Stereotypes: Decoding Girlhood Today

From Taylor Swift's Eras tour to Greta Gerwig's blockbuster Barbie film, 2023 has sparked a new celebration of girlhood. Contrasted with social media trends like "Girl Dinner" and "Girlsplaining" it raises questions about empowerment versus the reinforcement of harmful stereotypes.

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