Emma Dawson, CEO, Per Capita says there is a direct link between gender inequality and discrimination and violence against women. Below is a summary of Emma Dawson’s points made during a radio interview with Linda Mottram on ABC’s late afternoon radio programme, PM. Australia’ has dropped 40 places on the UN Index of Gender Equality since 2013. That’s a huge drop from being one of … Continue reading Why Australia’s gender equality reputation has fallen off a cliff
Society’s misguided perceptions and expectations are what make many women fear ambition. Ambitious women worry about being judged by society as a bad wife or a bad mother. Because studies show that men tend to avoid female partners with characteristics usually associated with professional ambition, single women fear being viewed as undesirable mates. – Caroline Castrillon Psychologist Anna Fels, in an article in the Harvard … Continue reading Do Women Lack Ambition?