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#QuoteWomen2015 recognises women’s contributions

National Council of Women of New Zealand is launching the campaign, #QuoteWomen2015, calling for top lines from women to be recognised. For the fourth year in a row women are notably absent from Massey University’s Quote of the Year competition, says NCWNZ National President Rae Duff. “We refuse to believe that only five New Zealand women […]

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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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