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“There is nothing like a Dame” … but there can be! Lessons from the work of Dame Daphne Sheldrick.

Taken out of context, this catchy line from South Pacific could well be applied to Dame Daphne Sheldrick, who celebrates her 80th birthday today. Dame Daphne was born of British ancestry in Kenya in 1934, and has spent her life caring for orphans of wild animal species from black rhinos to zebras, and warthogs to …

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Setting the scene..making a difference in the world by valuing gender equality and difference

Gender-related issues still sit uneasily in our society, particularly as regards girls and women and their life choices. An intense focus on superficial appearance brings with it a corresponding lack of focus on the great achievements of ordinary and not-so-ordinary women. Persistent, polarising debates in our media focus relentlessly on these choices in a way …

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