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Why the gender-based hate?

Why the gender-based hate?

Inspiring Women

In late July, ABC journalist Leigh Sales highlighted an appalling habit in Australian culture. Taking to Twitter, she offered an insight into the abuse hurled at her after a recent interview with PM Scott Morrison, and it makes for some nasty reading.

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Today is the 20 year anniversary of the accident that changed my life

Today is the 20 year anniversary of the accident that changed my life

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I woke on the 18 August 2000, and like so many things, habit takes over. I am still that girl, yet work drinks are long gone and the daily routine of starting with a 10km run (no matter how cold) was the first item on the agenda for the day. I am a creature of habit and routine is paramount. It’s all so clear. It’s cold. I remember that. Should I go or shouldn’t I go for a run were the thoughts that went through my head as I dragged myself from under the sanctuary and warmth of my doona and looked out the window. That one decision….What if I hadn’t gone? I’ll never know. I went. That decision changed my life forever.

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I’d never been a fan of Angelia Jolie’s.

I’d never been a fan of Angelia Jolie’s.

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But today, so many years later I sat down and watched a speech which had been sent to me. It was of Angelina receiving the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2013 Governors Awards during the Oscars that year

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I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

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This week is National Carers Week, a time to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation

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Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

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Go on…think back to the recipe shelves of your childhood kitchen and mentally search for that book that took pride of place in the collection. Rivalling an encyclopedia in size and introducing all new flavours to the 1970s household, it was the Margaret Fulton Cookbook.

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Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

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Read more on Megan's beautiful friendship with Oprah and what makes Megan a dear molly #inspiringwomen.

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Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

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She’s been dubbed ‘Oprah’s best Aussie mate’, but after sitting down with Megan Castran over her drink of choice (espresso martini), I soon learnt that there is much more to this incredibly self-made woman.

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

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Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over coffee, Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Inspiring Women

Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over a coffee Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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Q&A with Susie O'Neill

Q&A with Susie O'Neill

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One of the greatest female athletes Australia has produced, a superstar in the pool who runs a busy home, has kids and a full-time gig on morning radio.

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Q&A with a Former Barrister at Law and retired NSW Crown Prosecutor

Q&A with a Former Barrister at Law and retired NSW Crown Prosecutor

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Virginia Lydiard tried thousands of cases and conducted hundreds of appeals in her 35 years at the bar – the last 18 with the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions.

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Meet Rochelle Courtenay - The woman behind Share the Dignity

Meet Rochelle Courtenay - The woman behind Share the Dignity

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Dear Molly recently connected with founder Rochelle Courtenay to meet the woman behind Share the Dignity and learn more about the simple initiatives that are making a very real difference to disadvantaged Australian women’s lives.

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Q&A with an award winning Australian entrepreneur

Q&A with an award winning Australian entrepreneur

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Sharon Melamed is the founder of Matchboard, a company crowned “Business of the Year” at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards. Sharon also holds LinkedIn’s PowerProfile status for having one of the 50 most visited profiles in Australia.

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