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Gender equality in the Trades

I have said in a previous post that it takes about 5 years to become an expert in you chosen field of endeavor. That rule is the same for anyone who takes on the challenge of learning a new skill. 715 more words


Resolution 1325 - The Way Forward

Resolution 1325 is about ‘women and peace and security’. It is the resolution adopted by the Security Council of the UN on 31st October 2000. Being privileged to hear of it at a launch of Com Network on International Women’s Day at GAFCSC, I was thrilled to write up my quota too. 1,278 more words


Enough said!

India has a major illiteracy problem. Some states are worse than others. The 2011 census data are illuminating. If you split India’s states into Hindi speaking states and the rest, the large Hindi speaking states are among the worst performers. 90 more words

Four Music Industry Posts Refocused

This week I threw a lot of notions and facts about the music industry out there, so I thought I would take a moment today to help refocus on them. 400 more words


They called me bossy (by anonymous)

I can’t remember the first time I had heard it, but I know that I was young, probably first or second grade. The first time the words were formed on a friend’s lips the damage wasn’t instantaneous. 748 more words


My views on gender equality

So this is of course a topic, which generates a lot of emotions and opinions. I’d like to start out by stating that I don’t mean to offend anyone with this post nor do I believe I’ve found the golden truth, this is just my opinion, if you want to, you are more than welcome to share yours in the comment box. 547 more words


Girl Power and Beyond

2016 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Spice Girl’s breakthrough single ‘Wannabe’, when Girl Power was shouted from the rooftops to the masses. Third-wave feminists continued to highlight the need for progression, from the legal and institutional rights that were extended to women previously, to further changes in stereotypes, media portrayals, and language to define women. 409 more words

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