For details on the Global Gender Pay gap see the recent United Nations Stop the Robbery campaign which has been launched on social media It is supporting the http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13th – 24th March, 2017, […]
A great new tool for Public Health England which uses official data to explore the social and economic and environmental factors which impact on the health of the English population. It measures on 7 domains: the natural and built environment, work and the labour market, vulnerability, income, crime, education the set of Marmot indicators (developed […]
Great economic evidence in favour of Gender equality was published in this recent report from the EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality) which quoted the data that on average improved gender equality in EU nations would to lead to an increase in GDP of about 12% by 2050. This is supported by the World Economic Forum […]
Across OECD nations at current rates of progress according to the latest PWC Women in work report. It estimates that closing the gap could increase total female earnings by US$2 trillion. The report reviews progress made and ranks OECD nations. The UK is currently listed as 13th in 2015. At the top of the ranking are Iceland, […]
20th February was World Social Justice day the 2017 Theme was “Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work A key document is the adoption in 2008 by the ILO of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
The UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated on 11 February. This aims to increase awareness of the crucial role women and girls play in science and to ensure gender equality. For more information on gender gaps in science read these useful articles from the Conversation blog.
Which university graduates are favoured by employers? See the 2016 ranking of 150 institutions from the Times Higher. It includes definitions of what employers want when they are recruiting in terms of knowledge and experience. Methodology is described on the website.
The conclusion from the Parker review published this week which recommends quotas to enhance BAME employment prospects. See the CBI reaction. For background see his House of Lords briefing on black and ethnic minority employment trends. It includes links to earlier policy reviews, stakeholders and basic data. These include materials from the Ethnic Minority Stakeholder group […]
A useful tool which provides free data on jobs advertised online via websites and platforms in different countries and different occupations, quickly enabling researchers to track trends. It is produced by Online Labour Index is produced as part of the iLabour project at the Oxford Internet Institute. The methodology used is discussed in full on the website. It […]
Brexit and women: The Fawcett Society headed a coalition of organisations to launch the Face her future campaign to protect Uk women’s rights post Brexit . See the other signatories on the Fawcett press release Brexit and jobs: LSE are continuing to link to key online reports and papers covering brexit analysis from think tanks, […]