We sit down with editor of Future Woman and most likely Australia’s Future Prime Minister Jamila Rizvi to talk all things feminism, politics and her extraordinary career.Read More
Kelly Crosthwaite and her partner Beth have taken turns being the full-time stay-at-home parent as well as the full-time worker. She writes about how they have supported each other, their family and the important role her workplace has played.Read More
For survivors, #metoo is both empowering and exhausting. Publicly, there is a push for women to come forward and tell their stories, but my concern has always been that this process, without significant change to reporting expectations, can cause more damage to those victims who are expected to relive their experiences - this time, of course, with public scrutiny.
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Its one of the most devastating outcomes in any pregnancy - a baby growing inside its mother suddenly, and often inexplicably - dies. And sadly, it happens to 1 in 100 Australian pregnancies that reaches 20 weeks gestation. What can workplaces do? Well for one thing, ensure that their parental leave policies are inclusive of parents of stillborn babies, allowing them the time and space to heal physically and emotionally from this tragedy.Read More
For many women, the decision to return to work after having a child can be focused far more on how many days they want to work, rather than what they actually want to do and what they ultimately want from their career.
How do we shift the conversation about the role of Dads, the role of men, in our society? By talking about “good fathers”, no “real men.Read More
Many workplaces assume that when you have a baby, two things are inevitable: firstly, you will fall so in love with that baby that you will lose all your career ambition, and secondly, you’ll also lose your confidence.Read More
Keeping in touch is good for your personal brand, and is a great way to reduce the likelihood of losing your confidence and missing out on potential opportunities while you are on parental leave. Find out why and how you can make the most of it.Read More
It has to be the one of the strangest moments: communicating the most personal of information about yourself and your body to a human being you usually only have a professional relationship with. So, how do you tell your boss you’re pregnant AND keep your career on track? Here are our top 5 tips.Read More
It is still commonly assumed that women, once they become mothers, are less ambitious than men. And that is especially the case for those seeking to work part-time: according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, while women make up nearly half of the workforce, full-time women comprise just one in five employees. But what does the evidence say?Read More
There are more than 20 lab studies that prove the existence of the maternal wall. What do workplaces have to do to dismantle it and increase female representation in leadership?Read More
We recently caught up with Karina Keisler about her experience as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at nbn and mother of two girls, finding balance, and achieving equality in the workplace.Read More
Worried about how your position will change during your time on parental leave? It often seems that pregnancy discrimination and redundancy go hand and hand, read this article to better understand how to protect yourself against this threat.Read More
All you need to know about the new Australian childcare subsidy.Read More