It doesn't need to be this way.
South Asian people are not simply cogs in the wheel of the economy.
The proposed changes will mean fairer hiring, Labor says.
The more we gather to discuss evidence and facts, the more we will be able to reduce the ill-founded fear and hysteria of groups such as One Nation. Evidence should always prevail and when this lens is applied to the One Nation policy manifesto, it just doesn’t pass muster.
The research is now unequivocal. Diversity of all kinds (but not too much) -- of gender, culture, age and experience -- creates better leadership, better company boards, a more creative and more produ...
Up until recently, I would have agreed, at least in theory, that women pull the ladder up behind them. We have all seen it or experienced it. However, something is changing.
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Can you imagine picking up a GQ or Maxim magazine and reading an article about Obama's corns or Brad Pitts nipple slip? It just doesn't happen, because not only are men judged on their intellect, they themselves do not scrutinise each other's physical appearance like women do.
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The shift towards real inclusion starts with each of us. Try speaking to someone with disability and share your experiences. People with disability are not the 'other', they're part of the diverse world we live in and make a huge contribution to its richness.
We would be probably happy to hear our doctor had wielded power to get us into a much needed experimental trial, or an urgent theatre booking. However, were our doctor abusive to colleagues, we would have less reason to trust him or her.