Category Archives: Equality

The Comedy of Equality

“We don’t have equality!”, she said, turning to her friend and laughing. “You cannot be taken seriously if you are not a man”, was the qualifier, shared by one of the mentees, almost doubled up with laughter, as we stood … Continue reading

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Normalising Dolly

Clarks shoes found themselves laced in controversy last week through a largely predictable set of circumstances: a range of children’s shoes released in two lines, one for boys, one for girls. The boys shoes range was called ‘leader’, and the … Continue reading

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Voiceless

People are disenfranchised, left voiceless, for many reasons: convention, gender, permission, poverty, technology (or lack of it), misunderstanding, bullying, bemusement, culture, the list goes on and on. As organisations strive to be more connected, more Social, it’s important to remember … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

I’m fully aware that, if we want a better world, we will have to build it ourselves. Waiting for someone else to do the job will be a thankless task. But i’m equally aware that, if someone else did do … Continue reading

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Our Shared Differences

I am fortunate in being able to visit many different countries, to be a guest in many different cultures. As one travels around the world one moves not only in miles and metres but also in culture and difference. My … Continue reading

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Provocative Writing for a Better World: #WorkingOutLoud on an Experiment for the Social Age

I knew the experiment was working when i felt uncomfortable: sat on the plane, with the first copy in my hand, i worried what other people would think, how they would respond to the writing, how they would feel about … Continue reading

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