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What to expect when coming off the pill, and 5 things to do before you do

What to expect when coming off the pill, and 5 things to do before you do

If you’re planning to come off the pill, it’s hard to know what to expect, particularly if you’ve been on it for a long time. Here's some advice.

How to save $50 on your grocery bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

How to save $50 on your grocery bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Feeling the pinch? You can cut your grocery bill with some planning and flexibility – and knowing your budget. Here’s how to get started.

Part-time work holds women back from executive roles

Part-time work holds women back from executive roles, accentuates pay gap

Most women do not work full time during their working lives, which holds them back from management positions and accentuates the pay gap.

6 books about the climate crisis that offer hope

6 books about the climate crisis that offer hope

How to counter the gloom? We asked six environmental experts to each nominate a book about the climate crisis that offers hope.

Grey-haired and radiant: reimagining ageing for women

Grey-haired and radiant: reimagining ageing for women

Old women remain the butt of jokes; they are some of society’s most marginalised people. But age invites us to become our most authentic selves.

Why women need male allies in the workplace

Why women need male allies in the workplace – and why fighting sexism enriches men too

While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men discovered a rather surprising benefit too.

Australia has more women in cabinet than ever before: what difference will diversity make?

Australia has more women in cabinet than ever before: what difference will diversity make?

Australia has lagged behind the rest of the world on gender equality, but now women make up almost half of cabinet. Will it make a difference?

Pandemic’s impact on women derails decades of progress on gender equality

Pandemic’s impact on women derails decades of progress on gender equality

With the pandemic exacerbating gender inequalities, the fear is that decades of momentum towards gender equity is being lost.

Why many women with autism and ADHD aren’t diagnosed until adulthood

Why many women with autism and ADHD aren’t diagnosed until adulthood

Many women aren't diagnosed with autism or ADHD until adulthood, but here's what you can do if you think you're one of them.