Jodie Hollis-Tobin shines a light on the plight of preterm baby parents

Jodie Hollis-Tobin brings visibility to the struggles that parents who experience pre-term delivery, in raising awareness and funds for organisations such as the Pre-term Infant Parents Association (PIPA).

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Time 100 Best Inventions of 2019

Time Magazine recently released their list of 100 best inventions from 2019. To save you the time, we’ve put together what we think are the top 10 inventions from the list.

 

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Gender Equality still yet to close the pay gap

Just weeks after the announcement of the landmark deal to pay the Matildas, a report by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency was released. The report found that the average male took home approximately 20.8% or $25,000 more than his female counterpart on average. This shows small drop in the pay gap, but still speaks to the existence of a gender gap, both in representation at executive and board levels, and the continued pay gap.

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Remedying the Slaughter of Donkeys, or Slaughtering Donkeys for Remedies?

Ejiao, a gelatin-based traditional Chinese medicine is used to treat anaemia, insomnia and reproductive issues. The issue, the gelatin comes from donkey hides, and there is a significant shortfall in the number of Chinese donkeys needed to keep up with demand. 

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Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

In its quest to report on disparity amongst gender inequality, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE), recently released their 2019 results of the top 10 countries and markets in the world, where female entrepreneurs are making significant inroads into business.

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Empowerment Self Defence strikes a blow for women’s self defence

Empowerment Self Defence (ESD) is spreading its wings as a growing teaching and self-defence philosophy for women around the world.

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Hong Kong Protests close universities as violence intensifies

This past week tensions soared in Hong Kong, as protests against the Chinese authorities heated to a boiling point not yet seen over the past five months.

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Human Faces

One only has to look at the artworks by Aliza Nisenbaum to see an interpretation of the fabric of human culture.

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LANDMARK MATILDA’S PAY DEAL CONTINUES SIGNS THAT GENDER EQUITY IN SPORT IS COMING

On Wednesday 6 November, it was announced that the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with its elite players, both male and female.

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VeganNation start-up buys 15,000 acres of Amazon rainforest to protect it

Israeli company VeganNation has just bought 15,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil on a 10 year lease so it can nurture and protect it from deforestation and fires.

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