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Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling? Leslie Evans appointed Scotland’s top civil servant

Another first for gender equality this week: with news that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had appointed Leslie Evans as Scotland’s top civil servant – the first time a woman has held this position.  453 more words

Nicola Sturgeon: A Brand New Hope For Scotland - A Malaysian Alien Column #14

Does Nicola Sturgeon represent hope to women in Scotland?

The fact that being a female politician is still a source of discussion, is telling about the state of gender equality, or lack of, in the world. 550 more words

Being Actively Curious

Anushay's Point: Voters Care About Policy More Than Gender

With Hillary Clinton officially in the race for President, naturally there will be endless segments on gender, but I thought today’s segment on CNN with Carol Costello… 116 more words

Politics Not As Usual

Exploring the Lives of Subsistence Farmers in the Developing World

Canadian Foodgrains Bank has put out an educational resource called “Challenging Conditions: Exploring the Lives of Subsistence Farmers in the Developing World“.

This resource uses fictional character profiles to explore the effects of issues such as hunger, health, conflict, gender dynamics, environment and climate change on subsistence farmers. 18 more words

Planning Resource

Hey George! Don't Fuck With Mad Max(ine)!

OK, this is my day to rant! I went like all the other lemmings to see the latest George Miller extravaganza. That same visually operatic trailers of which have been gracing the I-Waves for months up to now. 529 more words

Social Commentary

Portraits of Motherhood [3]

Caramel Kids

My husband John is white and I am black. Our first daughter was conceived after a lot of body heat measurements, lovemaking, and consultant fees. 1,125 more words

Between Us

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After a very bitter election result – make no mistake, thousands will die as a result of further Tory cuts to the welfare budget and health and emergency services – no one I know feels very cheerful at the moment. 537 more words