A Productive Look is a blog by Jas Johl, a women's policy expert with a degree in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University and a passion to share ideas about women's policy advances.

What do women leaders have in common?

What do women leaders have in common?

“Every single one of them talked about finding their voices and their confidence at dinner-table conversations with their families. Their parents talked about politics, about what was happening in the community, and when the women had something to say, their parents didn’t hush them,” Madsen said. In the UAE, where men and women were often separated, women that Madsen interviewed pointed to the role of their fathers in encouraging them to speak up. “Every woman I spoke to said her father would bring home books for her to read when he traveled, which most other people didn’t have.”

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Denial & Domestic Violence In Big Little Lies

Denial & Domestic Violence In Big Little Lies

Time to brush up on your George Lakoff

Time to brush up on your George Lakoff