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Westpac's Gail Kelly retires and now it's even lonelier for the few women at the top : The Age

For so long Gail Kelly has been a symbol of what a successful woman looks like in the finance and banking sector. She is a  symbol and a beacon of hope to many. 55 more words


Men and women need workplace flexibility to care for children

This article from the Sydney Morning Herald makes the point that for there to be equality in the workplace and at home both men and women need workplace flexibility to care for children.   26 more words


Women in Education: In the U.S. and Internationally

This infographic from Online Schools Center summarizes the importance of educating women and why this matters, highlighting the plight of women’s education in developing countries. As the infographic points out, “with more women than men enrolled in U.S. 347 more words

Social Justice

My jobs in the Foreign Service - Part IV

About family employment, this link http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1959.htm will lead you to information far more complete than anything I can say. I just want to bring some personal touches beyond the statistics. 716 more words

Foreign Service

Calling all Feminist Educators

Since retiring and becoming a twitter tragic over the last 2 years in my retirement what has struck me most is the extensive amount of debate and focus on feminist issues: gender justice; gender injustice; the importance of and the irrelevance of feminism in social media. 1,036 more words

Social Justice

How Inclusive is your English Literature syllabus?

Sir, when are we going to study a book that is not about a sulky teenage boy on a beach – year 9 Girl

How inclusive is your English literature curriculum? 885 more words

Gender Equity

Human Rights - Health: The importance of Water & Sanitation

So many things are interconnected.  I had the great pleasure of meeting Sasha Kramer, co-founder of SOIL, last year. SOIL, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods, is a non-profit NGO in Haiti.   384 more words

Human Rights