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Entrepreneur: How to Find an Introvert-Friendly Work Culture

Entrepreneur: How to Find an Introvert-Friendly Work Culture.https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/332185 2. Search for a forward-thinking leader.Does the organization you’re interested in have a leader who plans for the days and weeks ahead, or one who flies by the seat of his or her pants? When it comes to working with higher-ups, introverts respond better to

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Definition and the truth about the rape of men

https://slate.com/human-interest/2014/04/male-rape-in-america-a-new-study-reveals-that-men-are-sexually-assaulted-almost-as-often-as-women.html?fbclid=IwAR0T0Rlecc41RdH58eu8FMME0lRcIhccwRvgCUpkxWf3GifK4MR4-RBVP6Y Last year the National Crime Victimization Survey turned up a remarkable statistic. In asking 40,000 households about rape and sexual violence, the survey uncovered that 38 percent of incidents were against men. The number seemed so high that it prompted researcher Lara Stemple to call the Bureau of Justice Statistics to see

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Fix family violence by facing up to male sexual trauma

https://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/109792758/violence-against-women-men-arent-the-problem-or-the-solution?fbclid=IwAR1VAOtgsY4DbaQf2MhrV5Ek0v9wXGPma6DiRS96gKxZwk2ZiudtZ2-kV8g Men who are violent towards women tend to hate themselves. They hate that they feel vulnerable, and most of all, they hate feeling ashamed. Men's feelings of vulnerability and shame, in conjunction with feelings of strength and protection, when not adequately integrated (i.e. the idea that one can be both vulnerable and strong at

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“Gender never came into it for me, and that was because of you”

"Gender never came into it for me, and that was because of you" - Prime Minister @jacindaardern thanking former PM @HelenClarkNZ for showing her and other women and girls that they too can be leaders. Watch the full #Suffrage125 conversation on our FB page #Trailblazing125 pic.twitter.com/xS8kckVOXV— UN Women NZ (@UNWomenNCANZ)

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Management told her she couldn’t speak te reo Māori

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12123672 A McDonald's worker is furious and saddened after management told her she couldn't speak te reo Māori to customers. Hamilton woman Janine Eru-Taueki was informed last Thursday by her manager of the stance, saying the store had received complaints from customers and other staff members and explained speaking te reo Māori

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Empathy compromises ethical behaviour

https://www.vox.com/conversations/2017/1/19/14266230/empathy-morality-ethics-psychology-compassion-paul-bloom My beef is with empathy in particular, with its role in decision making. Empathy has certain design features that do make it positive in certain restricted circumstances. If you and I are the only people on earth and you’re in pain and I can help you and make your pain

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Mental health funding goes backwards under Labour

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/104176279/will-the-inquiry-really-be-the-saviour-of-the-mental-health-system The Government delivered its first Budget last week, and while health was the overall winner, there was little for mental health. The previous government's ring-fenced $100 million for mental health was placed back into the wider pool of health funding. In response to criticism about a lack of funding in Budget

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#WhatAboutMe ?

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12035852 For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe? They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences as assault and harassment victims, but wonder if men with similar scars will ever receive a comparable level of public empathy and understanding. Multiple studies have concluded that

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