Archive | August, 2015

Council supports midwives’ test case around gender pay equality

The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives’ pay and conditions and the level of support women giving birth receive. Council National President Rae Duff said while over time women had made progress towards gender equality, […]

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Blog: Instead of telling women how to speak, listen to what they are saying

Note to women: don’t swear, don’t say “like”, uptalk is out of the question and never, ever use vocal fry if you want to be considered “appealing”. On second thought, maybe just don’t speak at all? From the use of “like” and uptalk to the new phenomenon of vocal fry, women have long been ridiculed […]

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