The “She-cession”: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on Women

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each piece will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Jessielee Booth, killed by a man and found on 14th February 2020, at the age of 30. … Continue reading The “She-cession”: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on Women

About Time: A Look at the Equal Pay Amendment Bill

By Patrick McTague and Jessica Sutton. The gender pay gap is alive and well in New Zealand at 9.3% according to Stats NZ.[1] This figure has remained relatively unchanged since 2017, however, newly passed legislation may provide the spark needed for a final push to equality for women in this area. The Equal Pay Amendment … Continue reading About Time: A Look at the Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Women in the biological sciences: A diverse solution

By Amy Bradshaw. Edited by Jessica Sutton. I first decided I wanted to pursue a career in science when I was about 15 years old. I always enjoyed biology at school and was fascinated by the cellular mechanisms used to replicate DNA and divide cells. I also discovered that I had a fairly natural aptitude … Continue reading Women in the biological sciences: A diverse solution