Inspiring women: Louisa Lawson – women's suffrage activist and publisher

The fight for women to get the vote was a monument to cooperation, ingenuity and collaboration on the part of many women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These women educated themselves and their peers about women’s issues and agitated for women’s rights. And the women of Australia owe a debt to these […]

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Help a girl and you help a family, a village and the world #becauseiamagirl

I’ve been a big supporter of the Plan Because I am a Girl campaign – if you haven’t shared your story do it now! The other day @uskovic shared this video about the Girl Effect with me:   You Can Help Change the World Plan International says “There’s no greater enemy of inequality than keeping […]

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Rethinking a girl’s place in the world #becauseiamagirl

Sheryl WuDunn’s Half the Sky investigates the oppression of women globally. Half the Sky lays out an agenda for the world’s women and three major abuses: sex trafficking and forced prostitution; gender-based violence including honor killings and mass rape; maternal mortality, which needlessly claims one woman a minute. Her stories are confronting. Only when women […]