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The Female Eunuch – 40 years later

2010 was the 40th anniversary of Germaine Greer’s The Female Eunuch. I decided to use the occasion to re-read the book and write a post about my thoughts. That was … Continue reading

March 21, 2011 · 5 Comments

Because I am a Girl

Last week I stumbled across Plan Australia’s Because I am a Girl program. To use their words: ‘Because I am a Girl’ is Plan’s global campaign designed to fight gender … Continue reading

September 26, 2010 · 3 Comments

Gender gap in retirement

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the difficulties faced by women being financially independent in old age. It seems I’m not the only one. Marian Sawyer posted a great … Continue reading

September 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

Election 2010

Given that I blogged recently on the number of women in Australian politics, and got such an interesting response from it, I thought that I should follow-up with the likely … Continue reading

August 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Julia Gillard

Gender shouldn’t matter when it comes to politics, but the fact is it does. When I wrote my women in politics blog four weeks ago I didn’t consider that very … Continue reading

July 3, 2010 · 5 Comments

Women in Politics

The Sunday Age published an article this weekend by Sarah Boseley from the Guardian about women in politics in Rwanda. By law women are required to fill 30 per cent … Continue reading

May 31, 2010 · 5 Comments

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