Why asking questions is vital to stopping everyday racism

With the current situation in America following the murder of George Floyd, I finally got the kick I needed to write the blog I have been thinking about writing for a while. You may be thinking, another blogger jumped on the bandwagon and to a certain extent you’d be right. My planned blog was actually in response to reading Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez, a different form of inequality I know, but events this week have got me thinking more about how the theme applies. Continue reading “Why asking questions is vital to stopping everyday racism”

Underestimating Harassment, Power and Control

“If you wouldn’t say it or do it in front of your parents, partner or a close friend of the same or opposite sex, don’t say it, don’t do it;”

This is a line from an Employee Handbook, a line I’ve seen not just once in my career.  With recent focus on sexual harassment, this may seem like well meant advice to potential perpetrators. Continue reading “Underestimating Harassment, Power and Control”