Posted on September 28th, 2016 by Jane
No one likes being criticised, at least no one I’ve met. Yet it is true that we usually learn our most valuable lessons from when something goes wrong. Cruising blissfully through life gives us very few opportunities to grow and develop. If we’re to continue to develop it’s important to hear what people don’t like as well as what they do. Here are some tip son handling it well
Posted on May 4th, 2016 by Jane
Great video explaining in simple pizza-friendly terms just what intersectionality means and why it’s important.
Posted on October 20th, 2015 by Jane
Trust me, this date, October 20th 2015, will go down in history as the day the tide turned. The fourth wave of feminism made its biggest splash yet.
The Women’s Equality Party launched its policy documents in London, UK.
Posted on August 25th, 2015 by Jane
Today I’m announcing a really big move: we will make every single company with 250 employees or more publish the gap between average female earnings and average male earnings.
Posted on March 13th, 2015 by Jane
Women are being tuned off politics in huge numbers and fewer and fewer women are choosing to vote. Between 1992 and 2010 the number of women voting in general elections fell by 18%, and in the last poll in 2010 more than 9.1 million women failed to vote, compared with almost 8 million men. The problem was even worse among younger women, with only 39% using their ballot paper, compared with 50% of men in the same 18-to-24 age
Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Jane
I am often told that women are too emotional, especially at work. I’m not entirely sure what that means. I suspect it means that most women express and show their emotions in a way that most men don’t, hence as men are always the yardstick for acceptable behaviour at work, it’s deemed too much. What is really being said is women show different emotions than men. Interestingly I’m told it by both genders, with women themselves seeing it as a