Tag: gender agenda

Leadership & Communication

#MakeItHappen on International Women’s Day

By Jenny Strachan* In 1917, on the last Sunday in February (March 8 in the modern Gregorian calendar) thousands of women in Russia staged a war protest and strike under the banner “Bread and Peace”. Four days later the Tsar abdicated and the provisional Government gave women the right to vote. Nearly 100 years later…

16 Feb 2015, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Gender Agenda: The lady vanishes

By Jenny Strachan* On June 12, 1902, Australia became the first country in the world to give women** the right to vote AND the right to stand for Parliament. Exactly 110 years later, in 2012, I decided to commemorate and celebrate this huge leap forward for women by putting together a performance piece called the…

16 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights