On Roaring

Today, I heard some inspirational words: Attitudes are contagious.  Make yours worth catching. Do what is Right, not what is policy. Shame is too blunt an instrument ever to be used to effect any kind of change. I heard more words of pain, from caring people wrung out by a thankless task: We have lost … Continue reading On Roaring

On Midwives, pay parity, gender and what DO we actually earn?

Today, midwives in NZ are taking a case around gender discrimination to the High court. We are challenging the payments made for LMC (Lead Maternity Carer) midwives care provision to pregnant and new mums in NZ.   We are saying that because midwifery is a traditionally and majority female workforce, it is paid at a lower … Continue reading On Midwives, pay parity, gender and what DO we actually earn?