Gender equality

October 4, 2013

Banning Mini-Miss Beauty Pageants – Right or Wrong?

France’s Upper House of Parliament, the Senate, recently made a very interesting decision to ban ‘Mini-Miss’ beauty pageants as part of its gender equality bill.  The argument presented was concerned […]
October 15, 2013

The International Day of the Girl Child – The Importance of Education

I listened to an interview on the ABC with Malala Yousafzai on Friday morning on my way to work.  I learned two things, it was the International Day of the […]
April 1, 2014

How Discriminatory are the Awards and Honours We Give Ourselves?

The debate about Tony Abbott’s decision to reintroduce a new class of awards into the Honours list has evoked much humour and some of the best quotes of the week […]
March 6, 2015

Family Violence – Australia’s Real Domestic Terrorism – A Reflection on International Women’s Day

By the third week in February 2015, 14 women had died across Australia from domestic violence. Previously, Australia had an average of...