Gillard's speech about her father: Afternoon Agenda
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This is the Women's Agenda quick reading guide for the commute home, with a couple of suggestions for the evening thrown in.
In her first appearance in federal parliament since her father passed away, Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday told parliament she and her family had been "overwhelmed by people's kindness".
Read Julia Gillard's speech to parliament: Gillards speech to Parliament
Chicago Times journalist Becky Beaupre Gillespie recently spent time with female entrepreneurs in fields that are typically dominated by men. What she learned from these women was that "glass walls can be broken, self-confidence is key, and mentors abound: Sometimes you just have to find them. Sometimes, you just have to be them."
Read the story at Chicago Times: Where the boys are: Women building businesses in male-dominated fields
In an unauthorised account of the raid on Osama bin Laden, a Navy SEAL has revealed the CIA's secret weapons. Hint: they're female.
Read the story at the Daily Beast: The CIA's Secret Weapons
Aung San Suu Kyi has fought tirelessly for human rights and today, finally received the Congress' highest civilian honour -- which she was awarded four years ago while under house arrest.
Read the report from Associated Press: Myanmar's Suu Kyi gets Congress' highest honor
For later tonight:
UN Women Australia has launched its Spring Campaign 2012, calling on individuals to not be bystanders to violence against women in their communities, workplaces, region and globally. Watch the Spring Campaign video here
Hummus is possibly the world's most versatile dip, but chocolate and hummus together? Budget Bytes shares her recipe for the decadent (and slighly surpsing) combo. Try this one for dessert tonight