As the fateful earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, 22-year-old Shanta Tamang went into labour. Shanta’s mother rushed her to the nearest hospital. The next day, baby Rehan was born.

The Australian National Committee for UN Women and Autopia today released a White Paper about 'Merit'. National Committee Executive Director Julie McKay joined business leaders in a conversation about the need to dispel the myth of merit in our workplaces, and challenged an audience of more than 100 businesses to take steps to ensure that their recruitment and promotion processes take into consideration the inherent biases faced by women in our workplaces.