Category: Gender

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Stonehenge burials show ‘surprising degree’ of gender equality

A new study of prehistoric bones discovered at Stonehenge has found around half belonged to women. In 2008 archaeologists first explored the site in W...
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More female directors required

Written By:  Sinead Moore  1/2/16 The UK’s largest companies are appointing more women as non-executive directors (NEDs) but failing to improve di...
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Gender stereotypes: How businesses can tackle them once and for all

Written By: Ann Pickering 28/1/16 For workplace diversity, 2015 was a landmark year, with Lord Davies’s much-publicised target of having 25 per cen...
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British literature needs black and asian women – and not just as a trend

Written By: Saima Mir  28/1/16 It is not lack of talent that stops BAME writers becoming bestselling authors, it is lack of opportunity – but cash...
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Meet the trans woman who is modelling menswear for genderfluid Gucci range

Italian fashion label Gucci has raised eyebrows by casting a trans woman – as a male model. Actress and model Hari Nef became Gucci’s first tran...
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UK revealed as leading performer in public sector gender equality

Written By: Emma Rumney   21/1/16 The UK has scored top within the EU and fourth within G20 nations for the number of women it employs in senior go...
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Scotland’s inequality gap still a major issue as new study reveals women are less likely to hold top jobs

Written By: John Ferguson  21/1/16 Inequality is still a problem in Scotland and more must be done to tackle the issue, a study has revealed. A repor...
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Gender equality in the tech sector will benefit the global economy

Written By: Martha Lane Fox  18/1/16 The “internet industry” is only 30 years old. It is considerably younger than our broad societal acceptance ...
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Retailers urged to stop gender-specific marketing of products

Retailers are being urged to stop marketing products specifically for men and women because of the impact on gender “stereotypes”. Retaile...
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Workplace gender equality ‘still 17 years away’

Written By: Jonathan Davis  13/1/16 Gender equality in the workplace is still 17 years away, according to Right Management, part of the ManpowerGrou...