More women in politics, more men in child care

Workforce Participation Minister Sharman Stone says more than half of Federal politicians should be women. And she says more men should be working in child care. In the second National Press Club debate of the election campaign, two prominent female politicians went head-to-head today on women’s issues. Opposition women’s spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has taken on […]

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Careful not to slag women

I was reading some of the blogged reaction to the program the other night and was surprised to see the overwhelming audience criticism of the female presenters. The difficulty with framing messages around this topic is that most of the evidence that it’s important is anecdotal. Until we have quantifiable data that somehow shows that the presence […]

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How to protect your school from sexual harassment cases

Arthur Brokop, a young substitute teacher, shut the windowless door of the first-grade classroom he’d been called in to oversee. He dimmed the lights while showing a video and, one by one, put three young girls on his lap so he could fondle them through their clothing. The crime still haunts the school superintendent in […]

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