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M&G
Why do women become violent?
October 31, 2014
Men’s rage and aggression is often in the public eye. But we also need to pay attention to women’s anger. Epidemiological studies suggest that many low-income women can…
AFP
8 things consultants need to start saying now
October 31, 2014
“I need more info.” Sometimes clients have the best intentions. They have the work. They have the money to pay for it. And they want a professional. The…
Reuters
‘Unnecessarily high’ Caesarean section rate is cause for concern

The inability of labour ward staff to interpret medical technology used to monitor the foetal heart beat during child birth, and the lack of skilled midwives who can perform assisted deliveries have led to South Africa’s cesarean section (C-section) rate having doubled since 2000/2001. That’s according to the 2013/2014 District Health Barometer, published by the …

AFP
Saudi women’s driving campaign a ‘success’, say activists

Activists pushing for women’s right to drive in Saudi Arabia declared their online campaign a success Sunday, in the world’s only country where women are not allowed to operate cars. The campaign that began last year and revved up again since the beginning of the month encouraged women to post online images of themselves driving. …

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Tiffany Markman
8 things consultants need to start saying now
“I need more info.” Sometimes clients have the best intentions. They have the work. They have the money to pay for it. And they want a professional. The only problem? They don’t know how to brief the professional. And they run the risk that you will dive into the work…
Jane English
Freezing the eggs: Is this for you or your boss?
So, you are young, with a great future, which you hope will include a family, but not yet. You have landed a plum job and your employer makes an offer: funding to freeze your eggs. Wow. An opportunity to climb the career ladder as you wish for as long as…