We’ll be back soon


The Gender Agenda is taking a break.  I’ll be working on a few other projects over the coming months. But I promise to be back with fantastic stories about life and culture from a gender perspective! Dalit Kaplan Host and Producer

A feminist powerhouse in Israeli Civil Society – Hamutal Gouri


This month you’ll hear from one of the most formidable women in Israeli civil society, Hamutal Gouri. She talks about how she uses gender-based philanthropy and storytelling to empower women in Israel. What you will discover is another side of Israeli philanthropy!

female friendships

In praise of female friendship


*This piece was originally published on JWOW. When I was a little girl, I loved my best friend.  Fiercely. We were inseparable.  We spent whole days at school together, and then spent afternoons together at one of our houses.  We designed elaborate fantasy worlds, dressed up in all manner of costumes and choreographed intricate dance …

We need to talk about miscarriage: A personal account of the dark world of pregnancy loss


At least one in five pregnancies result in miscarriage. But even though pregnancy loss is so common, beyond turning to google, there are not many places in which one can openly discuss their experiences. When I first launched the gender agenda my main priority was to provide a forum in which we could talk about …

Dr Raelia Lew

Let’s talk about Fertility: Dr Raelia Lew, fertility expert


  We tackle the subject of fertility with the inimitable Dr Raelia Lew. Dr Lew is a gynaecologist and obstetrician who specialises in fertility treatment. She also has a passionate interest in women’s health. Given that one in seven Australians are likely to face We turn the spotlight on fertility, asking ‘how is fertility a …