Gender

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Fair Play review – dynamic two-hander tracks gender and race in sport
Ella Road’s remarkable play, directed by Monique Touko, is a tender and intimate story of teenage friendship and athletics

Kate Wyver

09, Dec, 2021 @11:32 AM

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Women in prison ignored by feminist funders that find them less ‘marketable’, says NGO head
Survey by Women Beyond Walls finds 70% of groups working with incarcerated women do not receive funds from women’s rights foundations

Lizzy Davies

09, Dec, 2021 @6:30 AM

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British military must embrace diversity after scandals, says new chief
Adm Tony Radakin rejects idea that encouraging gender, racial and religious diversity is ‘wokefulness’

Dan Sabbagh

07, Dec, 2021 @7:05 PM

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Women do 21 hours more unpaid work than men a week, national survey finds
Annual report undertaken before pandemic also shows rise in psychological distress across all demographics

Stephanie Convery and Luke Henriques-Gomes

06, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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I write ‘women’s commercial fiction’ –why is my work still seen as inferior to men’s? | Emma Hughes
A recent roundup of the ‘best books of 2021’ had every possible genre of novel – with the unsurprising exception of romance, says novelist Emma Hughes

Emma Hughes

05, Dec, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Josh Frydenberg concedes Liberal party ‘has got to do more’ to recruit women
Government will also ‘be taking action on all the recommendations’ in report into parliament’s toxic culture, treasurer says

Paul Karp

05, Dec, 2021 @2:33 AM

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Sex ratio of babies linked to pollution and poverty indicators
Study finds some pollutants are correlated with higher levels of boys and others with more girls

Damian Carrington Environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Betty Boothroyd musical to chart rise from dancer to Commons Speaker
Betty! starring Maxine Peake views parliamentarian’s life through lens of drama group in Dewsbury village hall

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Why do female pro gamers earn millions less than men?
The best esports competitors make millions, and the industry prides itself on meritocracy. So why are there so few women among the top earners?

Jay Castello

02, Dec, 2021 @10:39 AM

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#MeToo changed Hollywood – but what about our schools, workplaces and homes? | Rosamund Cloke
Out of public view, far from the high-profile convictions, sexual harassment is still scarily common, says student Rosamund Cloke

Rosamund Cloke

02, Dec, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Abortion rights advocates vow to fight on after supreme court hearing
Leaders say they will look to statehouses and lower courts if justices allow undermining of Roe v Wade

Jessica Glenza

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The guns are gone, but misogyny still stalks Northern Ireland | Susan McKay
For unionist politicians, paedophile and domestic abuser David Tweed was just ‘larger than life’, says writer Susan McKay

Susan McKay

01, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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