New Zealand’s high rates of income inequality and poverty are pulling down the country’s global ranking in terms of gender equality. A new report, The 2019 Equal Measures 2030 SDG Gender Index, has placed New Zealand 11th out of 129 countries. The ranking is based on 51 indicators usedContinue Reading

Newshub: Melbourne vegan café that charged men 18 percent surcharge to reflect the pay gap closes down. “When we opened Handsome Her in 2018, we expected that perhaps we might make a stir through our brazen and public discussions of structural inequality,” the café announced on Facebook. “The man taxContinue Reading

By Enrico Sacchetti/ESO –, CC BY 4.0, General[edit] Male sexual objectification involves a man being viewed primarily as an object of sexual desire, rather than as a whole person. Feminist authors Christina Hoff Sommers and Naomi Wolf write that women’s sexual liberation led women to a role reversal, whereby they viewed men as sex objects,[19][20][21] inContinue Reading Benatar acknowledges that the sexism against women and girls (which he calls first sexism) is still a more severe problem in most parts of the world. However, he argues that, contrary to popular belief, men and boys can also be subject to discrimination. For example, he discusses state policiesContinue Reading Men teaching in New Zealand preschools have almost quadrupled in nine years – but lobbyists want more support to overcome persistent “sexism” in the sector. Ministry of Education data shows that the number of male teachers in early childhood has jumped from 129 in 2005 to 494 at lastContinue Reading We also know that men over the age of 60 are those most likely to die by suicide. Some of this may be a response to chronic pain and declining health. But many of these deaths are no doubt an indictment of how we treat older men and olderContinue Reading 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 strongContinue Reading

not surprisingly @HelenClarkUNDP named 1of world's most powerful women. It can be done ladies! @DiversityWorks_ — Bev CassidyMackenzie (@bevcasmack) June 7, 2016 Clark, who is in the running to be the next Secretary General of the United Nations, is placed at number 22 on Forbes’ list of 100 influentialContinue Reading The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a charge with the US labour equality watchdog alleging that Facebook “consciously encouraged” employers to exclude women from their recruitment. It named 10 employers including a roofing firm, a home security vendor and a tyre repair chain which it said hadContinue Reading