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Weekly wrap: 09 October

Weekly wrap: 09 October

A new hashtag started trending on Twitter this week: #crediblewomen. As Emma Dawson, director of Per Capital think tank tells it, the hashtag was in response to a phone call that journalist Georgie...

Weekly wrap – 2 October

Weekly wrap – 2 October

Dear friends It’s been one of those weeks when I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Or do both simultaneously. So I opted for the latter – more efficient, I figured. Certainly, what is no laughing...

It’s a wrap: 25 September

It’s a wrap: 25 September

Women marry their glass ceilings. It’s the thesis behind a new book by author Caitlin Moran and hits close to the bone. “If she wants children and a job, a woman’s life is only as good as the man or...

BroadAgenda Wraps the Week

BroadAgenda Wraps the Week

The Catch-22 of female ageing was captured beautifully in Julia Baird’s book Phosphorescence. “It’s as though ageing is a little … embarrassing, unkempt and sloppy,” Baird writes, noting that we...

BroadAgenda Weekly Wrap

BroadAgenda Weekly Wrap

This week, the internet has been in a tizzy about gender reveal parties. Again, I should say, given that this is not the first time the concept has been in the news for parties gone (horrendously)...

BroadAgenda Weekly Wrap

BroadAgenda Weekly Wrap

“Women can't have it all. They can have plenty of choices, but at the end of the day, they choose something which means they can't have something else.” So said Julie Bishop back in 2013. Her words...

BroadAgenda Wraps the Week

BroadAgenda Wraps the Week

Violence swirls around women’s lives in myriad ways. It lurks in the way men speak to women, the way they might look at them, rattle their confidence, patronise, exclude and belittle them. Violence...

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