Tag Archives: Women

Negotiation

Yep, we all cringe when thinking about it.  I don’t know many women who feel comfortable with this and if statistics are to be believed, men have much less of an issue negotiating a better salary, benefits, raises–you name it. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Kashmir earthquake, gender and security

Lucy Morris has written a post for the blog this week. It is an important insight in to a time when reflecting on how the way in which policies and procedures were realized made a big difference to the impact … Continue reading

Posted in policy | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Baby of mine

The below post has been written by Paula Gil Baizan. Paula is a relatively new mum (7 month child) and an experienced manager within the emergency aid sector. She is guest blogging for us on her honest reflections on being pregnant and … Continue reading

Posted in family, life/ work balance | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sexual harassment anyone? Just on the side, please.

The aid sector is an enlightened one filled with codes of conduct and HR handbooks filled with how to deal with being sexually harassed.  I’m not getting into SEA issues when we are in communities but rather within our own … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

The queen bee syndrome?

This is a place where we would like women in aid and development to come and feel supported and find resources and a community but then you have articles like this that pop up in the Wall Street Journal.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 5 Comments