International Women’s Day: A day to reflect on the successes of the past while looking for new glass ceilings to shatter

International Women’s Day (IWD) is upon us again- a day which has been officially recognized by the United Nations as a time to pause and […]

Gentlemen’s Clubs – a necessity in today’s world?

On Tuesday, this week, the Australian Club on Macquarie Street in Sydney steadfastly refused to enter the 21st century by not admitting women as members. […]

The turning point for Australian women: Insights from the Federal budget

The federal budget delivered last night may well mark an important ideological and psychological shift in the attitude towards women in the parliament and other […]

Interactive Timeline on Human Rights

I have PBS to thank for my love of US history. It all began with Ken Burns’ series on the Civil War and a two-part […]

Modern Slavery in the Care Sector

After previous topics of safeguarding, this month we are going to look at something that comes under that issue: modern slavery. Modern Slavery is seen […]

Thinking outside the box

Care workers wearing pyjama-style scrubs at night-time to help patients sleep patterns. Care workers reduce residents’ sleep deprivation by wearing pyjamas. The initiative met with […]

Domestic Abuse

This month we are looking at quite a big issue in the HSC sector: domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is a repeated pattern of behaviour that […]

Topic of the month: FGM

Quite a sensitive issue for this month’s topic of the month – Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  It is estimated that 137,000 girls and women in England […]

Topic of the month: Breast Ironing

Did you know….? Up to 3.8 million girls worldwideare affected by breast flattening (UN). It is also thought that up to 1000 girls in the UKhave been […]

Are We Teaching Girls to Fear Failure?

March is Women’s History month, so what better time than now to ask a very important question: Are we teaching our girls to fear failure? […]

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