Posts by Sarah Gafforini

Women shaping a more just and inclusive future

Amal Abikar & Helen Clark

By Amal Abikar   Recently I joined a packed audience at Deakin Edge at Federation Square to listen to the former administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and first female Prime Minster of New Zealand Helen Clark about her incredible political journey and her exploits in the international development sector. I sat next to…

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Mindful eating for kids

As in all areas of health, lobby groups remain powerful despite evidence of harm. Advertising of junk food to kids is so pervasive it’s easy to not realise it’s happening. No wonder the good health messages are lost in the noise of everyday life. Is one of the problems a lack of practice in eating…

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