The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill (Bill) has been passed by the National Assembly and is now awaiting approval by the National Council of Provinces. The implications of the Bill, if passed, is that it will require employers' decision making bodies to be comprised … [Read more...] about Gender Equity Bill: South Africa
Women are well represented in the advertising industry - I should know, I worked in that space for a number of years as a Copywriter. And there are many powerful women within their own domains. But at the senior levels there is still a challenge in women breaking through the … [Read more...] about Glass Ceilings in Advertising
Just came across a great article in Forbes about that state of play for women in the pharmaceutical industry. "In the end there's a small cohort of men who have to be comfortable working with you" in order for you to make it to the very top in this industry. I recall a very … [Read more...] about Women in Pharma – Are They?
Maggie Thatcher has a lot to answer for. The former (and first female) Prime Minister of Britain from 1979 to 1990 was also the longest-serving PM in modern times. Revered and reviled for her tough stance and unbending will, she epitomised what people did not like about women … [Read more...] about When the Glass Ceiling Breaks
Kiran Bedi has led an empowered life, and it is thanks to her parents who ignored the conventions of the day in raising girls. As a consequence, Kiran has impacted many throughout her career and has challenged the accepted traditions of women in positions of power. Definitely … [Read more...] about Empowering Women and the Power of Parenting