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How to fix gender discrimination in Australia

Rob Kennedy As a writer, I stand by the motto that “words change everything,” but do they? On most subjects, they do. But to bring about real change on one of the most important issues there is, and that’s gender equality, we need more than words – we need action. Writers have written thousands of … Continue reading

Women of the World Bites – Into Me

Rob Kennedy The Women of the World (WOW) events at the 2013 Sydney Writers’ Festival, ran a session titled WOW Bites. Six women from diverse backgrounds telling a story in 10 minute bites each. I was one of the full house. The stories ranged from life as a young, female, Islamic, oil rig engineer, to … Continue reading

10 Ways To Avoid Gender Bias

One of my favourite writing websites is Daily Writing Tips. I did an online freelance writing course with them a little while back, and it helped me no end. They have posted an article, 10 Ways To Avoid Gender Bias, and I thought I would add the link. So here it is. 10 Ways To Avoid … Continue reading

The Heart of the Problem?

  There are not many times in my life that I am gobsmacked, or blown away by what someone tells me. But, just recently, I was talking with a man about the Guys read Gals project. Of course, I was trying to get him involved, but my jaw fell open when he told me, “As … Continue reading