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

Pay Gaps and Pensions: Retired Women Deserve Better

By ML Boyle. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Finally, after 50 years of being in the workforce, I recently became a Superannuant. Essentially that means I am no longer expected to be in full time paid employment.  As you grapple with the daily grind you might be thinking that I’m lucky to not have to go … Continue reading Pay Gaps and Pensions: Retired Women Deserve Better

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

Tolerance is Toxic: How I Learned to Speak Up

As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a New Zealand woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Lynace Parakuka, killed by a man on 7 September 2018, at the age of 22. … Continue reading Tolerance is Toxic: How I Learned to Speak Up