My Route to Gender Equality Took a Detour

Growing up with a big brother as my idol, I was all about embracing the ‘boyish’ side of life. Despite my long, blonde locks and occasional dress wearing, I was determined to do everything he did – climbing trees, playing football and even shooting a rifle (thankfully just targets, not living creatures). I often came […]

Thank you for your patience

Earlier, as I sat down to help my 10-year-old daughter with her maths homework I was itching to tackle my own ‘to-do list’ and had to battle the urge to blurt out the answers in order to speed things up. Instead, I made a conscious effort to watch patiently as she worked through problems, stepping […]