Trust Journal

Survey | Sexism at School: Educator Survey

The Victorian Women's Trust is interested in hearing from primary and secondary school educators who have observed students perpetuating sexism and/or sexist abuse in classroom settings. Learn more.

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Webinar | Malevolent Influence: Schools and the Shadow of Andrew Tate

On Wed 1 May at 12pm AEST, the Victorian Women’s Trust will present an expert discussion on the rise of sexism and misogyny in Australian schools, featuring Anna Krien (journalist and author of Night Games: Sex, Power & Sport) and Dr Stephanie Wescott (feminist researcher and lecturer, Monash University). Register now.

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More than Autism awareness, let’s aim to understand

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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The Pain Is Real, But There Are Things That Help

This March, in a nod to endometriosis awareness month, Mel Fulton chatted with endometriosis and chronic pain advocate, co-chair of the Inquiry into Women’s Pain Sub-Committee, and founder of Private Parts Community Fi Macrae, about how to take care of yourself in the medical system and beyond when you’re experiencing pelvic pain – no matter where you’re at on the road to diagnosis.

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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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