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  • Monthly Archives: May 2014

    Editor's Note May-Ed G’day and welcome to a bumper budget edition for May, In this edition we feature: – Sheree Rubinstein’s piece on the mass abduction of schoolgirls… Read more →
    Horacek! Horacek-SheilasforMay With Rhyme AND Reason … Another great cartoon by Judy Horacek – and new for Sheilas!  These wonderful cartoons provide a snapshot of where women are today and encourage us… Read more →
    Polly Ticks Seeking a Fair Go in a ‘World of Pain’ Searching through the many column inches (and website clicks) of commentary following last Tuesday's budget handed down by Treasurer Joe Hockey (sans cigar), Writer Sarah Capper provides a look at how the it affects women, and the worrying ideology that is driving the policies behind it. Read more →
    News sheree When the right to education becomes a reason for warfare Ensuring girls and women have access to education has the power to transform the world. The mass abduction of schoolgirls in Nigeria last month highlights… Read more →
    News Amy Gray headshot good Budget Emergencies and Baby Making The Abbott Government has delivered its maiden Budget, raining down blows on everyone from the young and unemployed, to students, the sick and pensioners.  Amy… Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila clare wright A Bonza Wright Dr Clare Wright is an award-winning historian, author and public commentator who has worked in politics, academia and the media. In October 2013, Clare released… Read more →
    Culture Club KP-article-shot Remote Control Rape Television shows featuring powerful and complex women characters are irresistible to a female audience, as long as they aren’t misusing sexual violence as an empty… Read more →
    Keeping It Reel March in May - Bust The Budget ‘Bust the Budget’ This is a photograph taken by Beth Nokes at Sunday’s ‘Bust the Budget’ March in Melbourne, where tens of thousands of people turned out to… Read more →
    First Person old computer I <3 Internet In this ‘First Person’ we welcome Rebecca Shaw to the Sheilas’ fold (having followed Bec on her Twitter account @brocklesnitch, and had many belly laughs… Read more →