Resources international

Report on gender equality in corporate America – Women are still underrepresented at every level in the corporate pipeline. Many people assume this is because women are leaving companies at higher rates than men or due to difficulties balancing work and family. However, our analysis tells a more complex story: women face greater barriers to advancement and a steeper path to senior leadership.

The AHA Foundation – The AHA Foundation is the leading organization working to end honor violence that shames, hurts or kills thousands of women and girls in the US each year, and puts millions more at risk.

>>> AHA Book Club – Sharing is empowering. Empowerment leads to action. Action leads to change.

Ruby connection (Twitter) – The Ruby Connection is an online networking and business support forum for professional women. Members can network, share experiences, insights and knowledge.

Anita Borg Institute – Women in technology are at the heart of ABI’s mission. We are on a quest to accelerate the pace of global innovation by working to ensure that the creators of technology mirror the people and societies who use it.

Lean In, Women, Work and the Will to Lead – Book by Sheryl Sandberg – On all the ways women are held back — and the way we hold ourselves back.

>>> Lean in circles – Start a Circle and connect with peers

1 Billion Rising –  is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime.

Girl Effect – Girls are the most powerful force of change on the planet.

For over a decade, the NIKE Foundation, inspired by Nike’s belief in human potential, has been focused on investing in girls. In 2008 the NIKE Foundation, in collaboration with NoVo Foundation, United Nations Foundation and other partners, launched the Girl Effect movement. With the support of over 150 partners in 90 countries, NIKE Foundation and the Girl Effect movement have positively impacted the lives of millions of girls and influenced investment in them.

Girl Effect is now a new organisation, with continued support from the NIKE Foundation and multiple partners. The organisation works at scale and drives forward the ambition to reach 250 million girls living in poverty across the world by 2030, giving them the tools and access to the critical assets they need to achieve their full potential.

Our mission? Change the world for girls and enable girls in their unique capacity to change the world.

The Art & Science of Female Arousal

I am yOni. I have been given many names, so many names, some poetic, some ugly. I am loved and feared. Sought after and ignored, misunderstood, but always here. Think about it, where would you be without me? Nowhere!


Ruby Connection Australia – 100 women of influence in Australia

The 100% project – is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to address gender inequality as it affects leadership positions, opportunities and culture in mid-large Australian organisations. Our mission is to challenge organisational leaders to change the practices and mindsets within their organisations to fully realise the leadership potential of women and men. – We believe that women will only achieve their fair share of leadership roles in Australian business and society when men join the call for change.

1 Million Women – We’re building a movement of strong, inspirational women and girls acting on climate change by leading low carbon-lives.

IWDA – is the leading Australian agency is entirely focussed on women’s rights and gender equality in the Asia Pacific region. We are international, feminist and independent.

McAuley Community Services for Women – is a specialist Ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, established to meet a growing demand for emergency and long term accommodation as well as to provide education and employment support services for women who access our accommodation. We advocate on behalf of women who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, due to family violence or mental illness.

Emily’s List – EMILY’s List Australia was founded in 1996 by a group of progressive Labor women passionate about increasing women’s representation and rights in Australia.  Having seen the good work being done by EMILY’s List in the U.S., they knew an organisation dedicated to supporting progressive Labor-aligned women in and around politics would be warmly welcomed in Australia.  The achievements of our members since have been immense.