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October 6, 2017
06
Oct

Meet the woman taking selfies with her catcallers to raise awareness

A dutch student has taken a selfie with every catcaller she passes in a bid to raise awareness on objectifying women. 20-year-old Noa Jansma, a student from Amsterdam, takes selfies with every man who catcalls her for her month-long project where she’s documented every incident. The Instagram account, Dear Catcallers, has now amassed over 150,000...
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06
Oct

Stop asking women if they want kids, says Gabrielle Union

Bring It On actress Gabrielle Union has spoken candidly about suffering from miscarriages in her latest book. Getting candid in her new book, We’re Going To Need More Wine, the actress spoke about going through IVF and suffering from several miscarriages. Union also observed that asking ‘Do you want kids?’ could be an intrusive question, and...
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06
Oct

Harvey Weinstein on sexual harassment allegations: “I have caused a lot of pain to women”

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has issued an apology after the New York Times published an article describing a number of sexual harassment allegations. The article revealed decades of allegations against Mr Weinstein, the film producer responsible for Oscar-winning movies such as Pulp Fiction and The Kings Speech. Weinstein has now issued an apology, and...
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Networking
06
Oct

Marcello: Love in the City | 12 | I ridiculed myself at a networking event

This is a serialisation of the novel ‘Marcello: Love in the City’. This week: Marcello is forced to network. Rita, the HR director, summoned us to the grey inferno that was her office. She was a tall, skeletal brunette with razor blue eyes. After some cursory chat about our still-broken air conditioning she commanded my...
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06
Oct

Unconscious bias; what it is and how to rid it from the workplace

In our day-to-day working lives, a lot of what we do is done on autopilot and we aren’t consciously aware of what we say or do – we do what we are used to doing, even if this actually goes against the values that we consciously think about. For example, when it comes to hiring...
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