The labour force participation gap between men and women is the lowest it has ever been new data from HILDA reveals. The participation rate of females in the last five years has increased from 69% in 2012 to 71%. Over the same period of time, men’s participation rate has declined slightly from 83% to 82%. Continue reading “Greater Female Labour Force Participation Than Ever Before”
By: Brittany Ann
Hello, my name is Brittany and I’m a stress eater. It’s not that my food choices on a whole are terrible. I have no problem passing up cake at a birthday party and I don’t really mind being hungry if dieting. But when I’m stressed? Give me alll the food.
Continue reading “Are You an Emotional Eater? Here’s Why (and How to Stop)”
By: Laura Bennett
While in the West women’s rights have made great progress, in Africa, even the most basic of rights aren’t available for women in many tribes and communities. Continue reading “Mathare Women Rehabilitation and Empowerment – Enabling Women to Secure Their Own Future”
By: Susan Sohn
Are broken women the new black? Have the tables finally turned on the demands of perfectionism for women? After all, isn’t perfectionism the thin veil we hide behind that keeps us safe from people seeing the real us? Continue reading “The Beauty of Broken Women”
By: Clare Bruce
In nations like Australia, money is spent and programs are launched to try and close the gender gap in male-dominated industries, like science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Continue reading “The More Empowered Women are, the Less Likely they’ll Work in Science & Tech”
By: Elaine Fraser
If today was the last day of your life, what would you change?
When Elizabeth Gilbert quoted an older friend who said that every thoughtful woman, every ten years, should take some time to be alone with herself, in order to re-examine the direction of her own life, and to decide if any alterations need to be made, it made an impression on me. Continue reading “Take a Moment Monday: Check in With Yourself”
By: Clare Bruce | Hope 1032
When the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke it served as a good reminder that our world is struggling with a culture of disrespect and disregard towards women. Continue reading “Teaching Boys to Honour Girls & Women in an Age of Disrespect”
Author: Tania Harris | God Conversations.
The bumper bar neared closer. I glanced in my side mirror. Angle a little more. Turn slightly. That’s it. Now a direct line in. Right, you got it. Engine off. Keys out. Success. Two men watching on the roadside cheered. I smiled triumphantly in return. Continue reading “Car-Parking Like a Man”