Law and Gender
Law and Gender
In the Media
ANU Respect@Work report recommends employers pay employee's sexual harassment legal costs
Margaret Thornton quoted in The Canberra Times
Do diversity quotas work? | Courtney Facts
Akshaya Kamalnath interviewed by ABC
PM’s claim Labor made it legal to expel gay students ignores important points
Margaret Thornton interviewed by AAP
The Women Suing Qatar & Your Rights In An Airport
Donald Rothwell interviewed by Mamamia
Jesus College launches #MeToo-inspired course on harassment
quoted in Varsity
Workplace sexual harassment damages quadruple but process remains 'prohibitive', analysis reveals
Kieran Pender quoted in The Canberra Times
A chance to swing the balance on our High Court the other way
Kim Rubenstein writes in The Canberra Times
Law’s #MeToo moment: Effecting change in the legal profession
Kieran Pender writes in Australian Book Review
Questions raised over Scott Morrison's declaration he is not a New Zealand citizen
Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Guardian
Peter Dutton’s latest citizenship move
Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Saturday Paper
Pacific priorities and perspectives of the law in an era of climate change
- Judge Neroni Slade
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dame Meg Taylor and Judge Tuiloma Neroni Slade.
Sexual intimacy, gender identity and fraud: A conversation
- Professor Alex Sharpe
In recent years, the UK has witnessed a series of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young LGBT people (all of whom were designated female at birth) on the basis of so-called ‘gender fraud’.
The 'Photoshop laws' and women's body image
- Dr Marilyn Bromberg-Krawitz, The University of Notre Dame Australia
Images of extraordinarily thin women are everywhere. When women see these images, their self-esteem may consequently lower, and potentially develop into an eating disorder. Governments internationally have taken action as a result.
Prosecuting conflict-related sexual violence: Reflections from the ICTY
- Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
DFAT is delighted to host Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a roundtable discussion on the prosecution of conflict-related sexual violence at the ICTY.
Dealing with the wicked problem of racism – using theory as praxis
- Marcelle Burns, University of New England
- Jennifer Nielsen, Southern Cross University
In this paper, we share our reflections on our success in using theory as a practice to challenge the wicked problem of racism in the law classroom.
Women in Commercial Law Forum
Careers in commercial law – whether in legal practice, business, government or academia – can be rewarding, intellectually challenging and exciting. Many ANU Law graduates go on to have highly successful commercial law careers. But how many are women?
ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Utopian Thinking
ABC Radio National broadcast of Big Ideas program on Utopian Thinking - recorded on 28 March at a joint event presented by the National Library of Australia and ANU Law's Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities.
Wellbeing in the Law Week - Mon 8 to Fri 12 May
The ANU College of Law is committed to health and wellbeing in the law, for all our students and academic and professional staff. This is the inaugural Wellbeing in the Law Week, presented by the ANU College of Law Wellbeing Initiative and the ANU Law Students' Society.
Jamila Rizvi in conversation with Daryl Karp on Jamila's new book 'Not just lucky. Why women do the work but don't take the credit'
- Jamila Rizvi
Jamila Rizvi will be in conversation with Daryl Karp on Jamila's new book Not Just Lucky. Why Women Do The Work But Don't Take The Credit, which exposes the secret shame of Australian workplaces: that offices, factories, shops and worksites remain gendered, unfair and unequal. Jamila's book explores the confidence deficit holding women back, the barriers to career success this can create, and how they might be overcome. Accessible and timely, this is essential reading for Australian women.
The future of feminist international legal scholarship in a neoliberal university: Doing law differently?
- Ntina Tzouvala,Laureate Post-Doctoral Fellow, Melbourne Law School
Institutional and material conditions matter for the production of feminist international legal scholarship as well as for the future of women’s engagement with international law.
Trauma, testimony and comics
- Dr Golnar Nabizadeh, University of Dundee
This seminar examines the intersections between the law, trauma, and testimony, arguing that the law has increasingly come to recognise the breadth of experience, and range of narrative iterations, that may constitute trauma.
Inspiring Women of ANU: Professor Pauline Ridge speaks on ‘The financing of religion’
- Professor Pauline Ridge, ANU College of Law
‘For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.’ 1 Timothy 6:10 (NIV Bible) The association of religion with wealth-generation can provoke strong feelings. Yet, as with other not for profit entities, it is legitimate and necessary for religious groups to fund their religious activities.
Book launch: Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law
The book will be formally launched at the 27th ANZSIL Conference by Professor Dianne Otto from the University of Melbourne. The book’s editors, Associate Professor Susan Harris Rimmer (Griffith University) and Kate Ogg (Australian National University) will discuss the contributions the publication makes to international law scholarship.
In Conversation with Ron McCallum
- Ron McCallum AO - The University of Sydney
- Professor Kim Rubenstein FAAL, FASSA - Australian National University
Ron McCallum AO will be in conversation with Professor Kim Rubenstein on Ron's memoir, Born at the Right Time.
Who speaks for the land? Gender, property and authority in the Pacific
- Associate Professor Rebecca Monson
Join Associate Professor Rebecca Monson in her research seminar as she discusses women's rights to land in the Pacific islands.
Book launch: The Death Penalty and Sex Murder in Canadian History
Written by Professor Carolyn Strange, The Death Penalty and Sex Murder in Canadian History provides an incisive analysis of responses to sex murders and the shifting politics of the death penalty.
Alumnae panel: #WomenLead in Law
To celebrate International Women's Day, we invite three ANU Law alumnae to discuss ways that #WomenLead in Law.
International Women's Day 2021 Breakfast
Come and have a chat with your peers, lecturers and recent graduates about what inspires them, their experiences of law school and beyond, and the opportunities for women in law in 2021 and beyond.
Advancing indigeneity, gender, and sustainability: Indigenous women’s rights activism in Inle Lake, Myanmar
- Dr Jonathan Liljeblad
Join Dr Jonathan Liljeblad as he explores the case of Indigenous women's activism in Inle Lake in Myanmar, exploring the intersectional nature of its work across issue spaces of indigenous identity, gender, environment, and development.
Panel discussion: LGBTIQA* journeys
Join us as we speak to members of the ANU College of Law LGBTIQA* community about their experiences as students to leading change where they work now.
Women in Law ANU (WILA) launch event
In this launch event for Women in Law ANU (WILA), we will hear from some of our alumni and prominent women in law and ask what their experience has been like in the legal sector.
'Dissonance and Distrust': A Silver Jubilee
- Emerita Professor Margaret Thornton FASSA, FAAL
In 1996, Margaret Thornton’s landmark book Dissonance and Distrust: Women in the Legal Profession (Oxford University Press) was published. This webinar is a celebration of the book’s insights and its continuing relevance and resonance for the study of women in the legal profession today.
The patterns and purposes of anti-abortion legal experimentalism
- Professor Fiona de Londras
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Professor Fiona de Londras (Birmingham Law School).
International Women's Day 2023 breakfast
Don't miss this opportunity to meet with inspiring female-identifying lawyers from the ACT region.
ANU alumnae trailblazers in law: an intimate discussion
Join the Hon Justice Rachel Pepper and the Hon Justice Lea Armstrong as they share their stories as women in law.
CANCELLED - Sanctions through a 'South African lens': from political sovereignty to consumer sovereignty
- Associate Professor Jessica Whyte
CANCELLED: Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Associate Professor Jessica Whyte (UNSW).