Monthly Archives: September 2015

My Vote My Voice

Gender equality is very much at the forefront of the minds of those attending the 20th anniversary of the Beijing +20 Conference and it was a highlight to hear from some people who were actually present. An example we thought … Continue reading

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Women and Sports

Janice Crosswhite OAM is an advocate for gender equity in sport who has enjoyed a lifetime of involvement, as a player, teacher, coach, administrator, volunteer and community leader. For many years, Crosswhite has worked energetically and effectively to promote and … Continue reading

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‘My Vote My Voice’ Student Speech. Where are we now?

Madame Chair and fellow participants did you know 70% of the world’s poor are female.  Globally, the average women makes about 77c for every dollar a man makes. 11.4 million women and girls are forced into labour. Why is the … Continue reading

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My Vote, My Voice 2015 – Women’s Rights and Reproductive Labour

The struggle of women and our current economic system are intertwined. To understand why, we must look at the two types of labour, reproductive and productive labour. Reproductive labour does not just mean having children; it is the labour associated … Continue reading

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