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careful, your bias is showing

Some time ago, a colleague sent me a link to this document, a “Minute to the Director, Trade Commissioner Service” that outlined opposition to the appointment of the first woman Trade Commissioner in Australia in 1963. 1,415 more words


The Fruits of Feminism: How far have we come

Just over 20 years ago I was interviewed by Karen Kissane for an Age article on Feminism. For the article The Fruits of Feminism  Karen Kissane asked 12 feminists including Dr Anne Summers , Susan Ryan and Quentin Bryce, how far have we come. 254 more words


Equal Pay Day 2015

Equal Pay Day is on April 14th and, with that, it’s important to recognize why this day is so significant in the fight towards gender and racial equity. 459 more words


Are you a feminist?

Image from Feminists United.

Do you believe that women are people?



Do you believe in the equality of all people regardless of their gender? 56 more words


UN Global Compact on Women's Empowerment Principles - Grit & Grace

Did you ever have a few days that challenged your point of view? I recently had two of those days. Marie Jordan (@Marie_jordan1) and I (@CWarren_SG) were fortunate enough to have tickets to a conference sponsored by the UN Global Compact on Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP). 1,746 more words


Dancing Star

The disempowered women whose stories have long been told by others need to find their own voices.

Some patients impact clinicians disproportionately and become etched into our minds’ eyes, lingering for years after we see them, ghosts that stay with us long after we leave the exam room.

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