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Gender Equality – when will it be enough?

  Of course there is a simple answer to the question of how long will gender issues be the mainstay of the daily news – until real parity between women and men is achieved. The power imbalance between the sexes must be … Continue reading

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Equality in Tourism – why gender matters?

This is the opening page of a new organisation’s website. Equality In Tourism needs and deserves our support, especially if you are involved in tourism. The concept of gender discrimination and how it affects women has now been recognised and … Continue reading

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Sexism in the Media – the spotlight falls on an MP’s clothing

It is probably no wonder that the dress code for members of parliament really only applies to men; the limited rules that do exist about dress are set out in Erskine May, the official parliamentary rule book. It states that … Continue reading

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Flags – do you nail your colours to a mast?

As this is my first post for 2013, I would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to all readers and thank you once again for making 2012 such a success. It certainly has been far too long since … Continue reading

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Women on the Board – as proposed by Richard Branson

Having recently been involved in many discussions about women in senior management positions and on the boards of companies, I intended writing an article on the subject. However, when I was sent the article below via my Twitter feed, I … Continue reading

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An Olympic Legacy – workplace meritocracy

This piece should have been posted two weeks ago; August intervened. I have been hooked, spending much of the past month dangling from the line of the “Greatest Show on Earth” – the Olympics. With wall-to-wall and morning to night … Continue reading

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Physical appearance – an impact on behaviour.

At a meeting yesterday I was reminded of an introduction and recommendation that came my way some time ago. It was a strange one that was given with a warning: “don’t mention his size”. No other clarification was offered. After … Continue reading

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