Don’t mention the “C” word

Don’t mention the “C” word

WELL, THE C-WORD GETS BANDIED AROUND A LOT; WOMEN WE WORK WITH MENTION IT OFTEN, WE’VE FELT IT, LOST IT, ADMIRED IT IN OTHERS, EVEN FELT SLIGHTLY QUEASY ABOUT IT. Since launching Birdsoup, we’ve encountered it in a few different ways. I recently met a very confident...
Fix don’t bitch, why we should all #bemorebird

Fix don’t bitch, why we should all #bemorebird

The current crisis is presenting challenges to everyone, however, commentators and researchers are predicting that women will be one of the hardest-hit groups, due to a range of factors including the sectors they work in, the disparity of unpaid work they do in the...
Advocacy :  a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

Advocacy : a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

There’s a feeling of excitement this week at birdsoup – today is International Women’s Day when we are all being asked to #PressforProgress, organisations are publishing their gender pay gap numbers in the UK and elsewhere women are calling time on the old order...
IWD2017: Fix don’t bitch, why we should #bemorebird

IWD2017: Fix don’t bitch, why we should #bemorebird

Happy International Women’s Day blog readers. Today for #IWD2017 we’re talking about our campaign #bemorebird. When asked, 80% of the millennials we spoke to stated they would rather work for a man than a woman.  This made our hearts sink… Women as bosses were...