Search Results for Tag: Australia
Gender surcharge: Is this Melbourne café asking for too much?
This Melbourne-based café’s name is not the only interesting thing about it. It is currently making efforts to raise awareness about the increasing gender pay gap in the country; and it has been in the news lately for all the right reasons.
Date18.08.2017 | 14:20
TagsAustralia, Ayesha Hasan, Discrimination, domestic violence, feminism, Handsome Her, Melbourne, pay gap, women's rights
International Women’s Day 2017
#Beboldforchange. This is the motto of this year’s International Women’s Day. The motto itself suggests that change is not something which can be made easily. Are we the ones who boldly need to make the change? Or do we just have to boldly accept changes? What does making bold changes entail?
Date08.03.2017 | 19:01
Tags#Beboldforchange, Australia, Bhutan, Germany, India, International Women's Day, Malaysia, nepal, USA, women's rights, womentalkonline
The gender line is quite thick Down Under
When I first moved to Australia, almost three years ago, I had a completely different notion of women’s freedom, rights awareness, status at work and at home, and why not? It was the first time I was living permanently in a first-world country, moreover in the country with the highest human index for years in a row. I had to have expectations of a freer world for women.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:22
TagsAustralia, Ayesha Hasan, Down Under, feminism, feminist, Pakistan, Susan Mary Kiefel, women's rights, womentalkonline
Asia-Pacific women ‘under-represented’ in leadership roles
Despite being better educated, women in the region face a host of key issues such as employment discrimination, gender pay gap and a deeply entrenched cultural bias against working women, says MasterCard’s Georgette Tan.
Date04.03.2015 | 9:23
TagsAsia-Pacific, Australia, business ownership, glass-ceiling, Indonesia, leadership roles, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, women
After designer bags and shoes, we present ‘designer vaginas’
I was no less than flabbergasted after reading a recent research that shows that one in every five Australian women is interested in having a “designer vagina” surgery.
Date31.07.2014 | 10:17
Stirring the feminist in me
“Who spends 300 dollars on a girder belt?”
“A woman who is in charge of her sexuality and not afraid of change.”
Date25.06.2014 | 12:24
TagsAustralia, Ayesha Hasan, film festival, Sydney
‘Let the men eat first’
I am sick and tired of this, sick to death, sick to the bones of listening to statements that would in any way treat women ignominiously or as lesser creatures than men.
Date10.06.2014 | 14:41