Category: Gender

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New app will split your restaurant bill based on race and gender

A new app is bringing social consciousness to the dinner table in a big way. We all know the moment: the bill comes, and it’s time to figure out who...
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Women’s rights fight continues

Written By: Kellie O’Dowd    4/3/16 In 1916 a vibrant women’s movement was active in trades unions, social organisations and both the re...
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Ahead of International Women’s Day, how brands can play a positive role in the women’s empowerment conversation

Written By: Nishma Rob  3/3/16 The call for greater equality of opportunity for women in all areas of life, from the workplace to politics or the spo...
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The trans conundrum – what is the real meaning of ‘gender’?

Blurring the line between the objective reality of biological sex and ‘gender identity’ acts to reinforce politically conservative ideas under the...
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Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker: More men must lead debate for equal pay

Written By: Lydia Smith  16/2/16 Women have long led the debate on equal pay between the sexes but despite calls for greater pay transparency, flexib...
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Child gender identity referrals show huge rise in six years

Written By: Calum McKenzie  11/2/16 The number of children referred to the NHS with gender identity issues has increased significantly in recent year...
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Campaign for gender neutral toys wins scientific research award

Written By: Rachael Revesz  8/2/16 Pink kitties and unicorn ponies for boys, and rockets and blue dinosaurs for girls – scrapping gender stereopty...
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More women executives mean more profits, according to study of 91 countries

Written By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Companies with 30 percent female executives rake in as much as six percentage ...
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‘White, middle-class, male courtrooms don’t reflect modern Britain,’ says female judge

Britain’s “white, middle-class, middle-aged, male” courtrooms do not reflect the diverse communities they are supposed to serve and they require...
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BBC jobs reserved for ‘diversity’ candidates

Written By: Ben Endley  | 2/2/16 THE BBC is set to offer writing jobs on its top drama shows exclusively to candidates from ethnic minority backgroun...