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LGBT travel study good news for rural destinations

Research by a Charles Sturt reveals regional areas are favoured by members of the LGBT community as a travel/holiday destination.

Travelling down a rural road

View the full article : https://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/lgbt-travel-study-good-news-for-rural-destinations

Uniform discontent: how women athletes are taking control of their sporting outfits - by Rachel Jefferson Buchanan

Women’s dress codes in sport are determined by “traditions” that are both outdated and gendered. Their outfits have long tried to reconcile notions of “femininity” with those of “athleticism”, but this process has turned women into objects to be admired rather than being valued for their sporting skills.

View the full article : https://theconversation.com/uniform-discontent-how-women-athletes-are-taking-control-of-their-sporting-outfits-164946

Webinar will tackle violence against women in regional Australia

A Charles Sturt University online seminar on Wednesday 14 July will grapple with the issue of high rates of violence against women in regional and rural areas.

The webinar, ‘Violence against women in regional and rural areas’, will be presented by the Charles Sturt Gender and Feminist Studies Network (GFSN) with Athena Swan/Equity and Diversity.

View the full article : https://news.csu.edu.au/in-brief/webinar-will-tackle-violence-against-women-in-regional-australia

Why you should consider a career in paramedicine, according to a paramedic

There are so many opportunities for women in paramedicine and plenty of reasons for more women to want to get involved.

Paramedics moving a patient on a guerney

View the full article : https://womensagenda.com.au/partner-content/why-you-should-consider-a-career-in-paramedicine-according-to-a-paramedic/

A ‘culture of retribution’, sex discrimination, harassment and bullying – the undue costs of women working in Ambulance services in Australia

There is evidence that women paramedics have been confronting incidences of gender and sex based discrimination and harassment.

Ambulance with a female team parked on a city street

View the full article : https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/a-culture-of-retribution-sex-discrimination-harassment-and-bullying-the-undue-costs-of-women-working-in-ambulance-services-in-australia/

Gender and feminist studies advances at Charles Sturt

A new network was launched at Charles Sturt University last week to make gender and feminist studies at the University more visible, and encourage and support research students working in the field.

Three women in discussions around a table

View the full article : https://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/gender-and-feminist-studies-advances-at-charles-sturt