But it seems the police are not backing down. Or at least the NSW Minister for Police isn’t. Asked to respond to data sourced by the Redfern Legal Centre – which found that 122 underage girls had been strip searched in the state since 2016 – David Elliott said, “I’ve got young children and if I thought the police felt they were at risk of doing something wrong, I’d want them strip-searched.” … [Read more...] about Does the future of music festivals rely on pill testing?
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Mr Price wanted to do more coaching and mentoring with colleagues, but there wasn’t enough time in his calendar to actually do any of it. So he cleared his schedule, declining all his meetings and responding to clarify whether he was actually required there and what was expected of him if he attended. … [Read more...] about Atlassian business software giant pushes out free Chrome extension to help fix bad workplace habits
"I think we've been flying by the seat of our pants in terms of the feminist revolution. As a community or society we didn't really have a plan for how families would evolve, and we've run into trouble that really we haven't found solutions for," she says. … [Read more...] about Tackling ‘baby panic’ — when you don’t want kids yet, but feel like time is running out
As a sign of filial piety, the younger generations would traditionally return home to be with their grandparents during Spring Festival. But things are changing, and if their older relatives have died, younger people are free to make other arrangements for the period. … [Read more...] about Chunyun bears witness to the changing tides in travel
The first step to prevent gender-linked misdemeanours is to help both men and women recognise and understand them. Unwelcome sexual moves are subjective in experience. By the law, their impact — how the recipient is affected, both personally and professionally — matters, and not the intent. A city-bred suave young professional may find sending a risqué joke or a lurid cartoon to a WhatsApp group a mundane act, but a conservative female might consider it ‘sexually coloured’ and ‘offensive’. Watching pornography openly, or even a poster of an alluringly-dressed woman at one’s desk, might be deemed harassment, if so felt. In a power matrix skewed against women in most cases, the area gets more potent. … [Read more...] about Making workplaces safer for women