Georgie Dent, Women's Agenda

Georgie Dent

Women's Agenda

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Recent:
  • Women's Agenda
Past:
  • news.com.au
  • SmartCompany
  • The Guardian
  • Mamamia

Recent articles by Georgie:

This government has acted with impunity towards women for too long

The pattern we've seem from this government? Act with impunity and then actively seek to silence anyone who dares to call it out. → Read More

Combining work with small children is hard. It's harder still if you have a partner who doesn't help

In a weekend op-ed Vicky Campion outlines the myriad ways trying to combine work with parenting two small children is the 'mother of all battles'. → Read More

Ending free childcare on June 28 will be a disaster for Australia

How scrapping ‘free’ childcare will hurt providers, parents and children → Read More

Scott Morrison announces FREE childcare during pandemic

Free childcare has been offered to all Australian parents with a job during the COVOD19 pandemic. If their child is enrolled, they will not be charged. → Read More

The price of ignorance on climate change is one we must not accept

Imagine if this is just the beginning? As horrific as that it is to consider we already know the price of ignorance is worse. → Read More

'Trust women, pass the bill': 1000 gathered for pro-choice rally on Saturday

The rally came ahead of the NSW parliament voting on the bill to decriminalise abortion this week. → Read More

Pain and Prejudice: Why women’s health problems have been belittled & ignored

In her book Pain and Prejudice, Gabrielle Jackson explores how women's pain is viewed and treated, not just by the medical profession, but by wider society. → Read More

The drug test that turned Shayna Jack's life upside down

On the 12th of July swimmer Shayna Jack was notified by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority that she had tested positive to a prohibited substance. → Read More

The problem with the invisibility of parenting

Caring work and parenting isn’t measured or valued despite being worth billions of dollars to every economy around the globe each year. → Read More

The Tayla Harris kick challenge that is everything

AFLW player Tayla Harris set the #TaylaKickChallenge: replicate her kick, share the picture online & a winner will receive a free pair of Nike boots. → Read More

UPDATE: Treasury gives one chair (just the one) to women’s groups in budget lock up

After initially excluding a number of women's organisations that routinely attend the federal budget lock up Treasury relented & offered a seat to the ERA. → Read More

Women's groups excluded from this year's Federal Budget lockup.

Eight community organisations representing women, children & indigenous Australians have been excluded from the Federal Budget lockup in 2019. → Read More

My wish list on Valentine’s Day

Forget red roses, if you want to make women happy as the Valentine's Day marketing trope suggests, this is the wishlist to consider. → Read More

Why it’s too late for this government to claim it takes domestic violence seriously

A $78 million funding package for domestic violence is too little for a government that has consistently failed to provide adequate funding. → Read More

Research confirms working mums are ‘up to 40% more stressed’

You probably didn't need a study to confirm this, but one has. → Read More

The vilification of women in The Matildas saga

The fall out from FFA sacking the head coach of the national women’s team has been spectacularly ugly. → Read More

Watch Winnie Byanyima’s ‘epic take down’ of a former Yahoo CFO at Davos

Oxfam International Director Winnie Byanyima and historian Rutger Bregman discuss The Cost of Inequality at Davos & it's gone viral. → Read More

The UAE handed out awards for gender equality & men won them all

A tweet on Sunday from Dubai's official social media account announcing the winners of the government's gender equality awards attracted global attention. → Read More

The problem with Kelly O'Dwyer leaving Canberra for family reasons

Her decision is a considerable loss to the Coalition but it is perfectly fathomable. → Read More

Finally! A chart confirms why mums should never work outside the home

In response to the question of whether women should work The Transformed Wife Facebook page posted a detailed chart plotting the various alternatives. → Read More