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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • Who Says My Mom Can’t Have It All? Reflections of a Teenage Son

    23 November 2017
    • Catalyzing
    November 22, 2017

    As on most Sunday mornings, my family was poring over the weekend paper, discussing the news, when my Mom handed me an article by Stephanie Coontz, Do Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives? The article references a study by Joanna Pepin and David Cotter on high school seniors and their gender...

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    Read the full article at Catalyst
  • We need to talk about men… and leaning in

    23 November 2017

    By Jamie Williams - 21 November 2017 06:48am token man event Cynics might ask if we really need a conference about dads. Aren’t there more important areas of equality and diversity to discuss? Is this discussion breaking some unspoken ‘man’s code’ to keep schtum on inequalities and keep living the good life? And with everything going on in Hollywood and in Parliament (and who knows, maybe advertising is next? ), perhaps it’s safer for men to lie low and stay quiet on equality issues.

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    Read the full article at The Drum US
  • Women can do a lot, but we can't fix the gender pay gap alone

    23 November 2017

    When Lisa Wilkinson abruptly left her long term gig hosting The Today Show back in October, it finally put to bed any speculation that a significant gender pay gap exists at Channel Nine. Wilkinson, who this week spoke out against "the insidious and omnipresent boys club" at the Telstra Business Women's Awards, had been in the job for a decade but at the time of her departure was only earning half that of her colleague, Karl Stefanovic.

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    Read the full article at Canberra Times
  • The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment?

    23 November 2017

    A study this month found that women are less likely than men to be given CPR – but it is not the only way in which they are given short shrift in an industry where female pain is serially misdiagnosed

    You are walking down the street, minding your own business, when suddenly you see someone collapse to the ground. They are unresponsive, not breathing. Do you perform CPR? No doubt you like to think that you would. But what if the unlucky person was a woman?

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    Read the full article at theguardian.com
  • Fostering workplace sponsors post-Harvey Weinstein

    23 November 2017

    When it comes to career development, there are few things more effective than finding a sponsor in the workplace. Unlike mentorship, which traditionally involves one person coaching another, sponsorship is a form of advocacy, where one person looks out for another and helps connect them to the kind of experiences and opportunities that will advance their career. For women especially, the benefits of a sponsor can be even greater.

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    Read the full article at Home - The Globe and Mail
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