An article from The Conversation.
By Shireen Kanji, Professor of Work and Organisation, Brunel University London
Professor Ingela Naumann at Fribourg University discusses the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on childcare arrangements and family wellbeing, and how it highlighted gendered care norms.
Ingela Naumann, Fribourg University
‘Clearly, it is nice to have a cabinet that reflects the New Zealand population.’
By Alisha Rahaman Sarkar
Foreign secretary’s new strategy branded ‘meaningless’ in face of parliamentary inquiry into impact of slashing overseas aid.
By Kaamil Ahmed
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day campaign is ‘embrace equity’. But what is gender equity, and how can we achieve it in the workplace, to the benefit of businesses?
By Emma Crabtree
Ipsos unveils a new global study carried out in 32 countries in collaboration with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London for International Women’s Day 2023.
Jessica Bruce, Public Affairs and Olivia Ryan, Public Affairs
The share of the public who feel this way has doubled in five years.
Against glass-ceiling feminism.
By Nina Welsch
The recent rise of misogynistic views pushed by the likes of influencer Andrew Tate demonstrate the battle to achieve gender equality is far from over, campaigners say.
By Maya Oppenheim, Women’s Correspondent
Childcare costs put UK behind 13 other OECD countries for workplace equality.
By Eir Nolsøe
In its latest global gender gap report, published in July 2022, the World Economic Forum found that the global gender gap had slightly narrowed between 2021 and 2022. Despite this, it contended that the Covid-19 pandemic had caused a ‘generational loss’ in closing the gap. This article details the findings of the report and some of the actions taken by the government to try to support the education of women and girls in the UK and worldwide.
By Eren Waitzman
By Aria Babu
Girls worldwide are lagging behind boys in mathematics, with sexism and gender stereotypes among the root causes, according to a new report published today by UNICEF.
Sian Norris reports how news that East Africa’s drought is entering its fifth year spells danger for women and girls.
By Sian Norris, Chief Social and European Affairs Reporter
Carrie Dunn, author of a history of women’s football, speaks to experts about gender equality in the sport – and finds that the issues within the game are found across society.
By Spencer Feingold, World Economic Forum
Iceland has once again been named the most gender equal country, topping the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022.
The Fawcett Society is today publishing its 2022 Sex and Power Index – the biennial report which charts the progress towards equal representation for women in top jobs across the UK. Yet again, the report reveals the pace of change is glacial in the majority of sectors and shows that women are outnumbered by men 2:1 in positions of power.
An extract from: Inequality: The IFS Deaton Review
By Alison Andrew, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics, Monica Costa Dias, Institute for Fiscal Studies and Camille Landais, London School of Economics
268 years. At the current speed of gender parity changes, that is the number of years we will take to close the economic gender gap globally, according to the World Economic Forum.