Work and Employment
Women Who Meant Business: Stories of early businesswomen who broke the mould. A website maintained by independent researcher Lizzie Broadbent. It includes The FT-She 100 which contains articles and biographies on historic UK women business leaders she has researched. You can sign up to get regular newsletters about the progress of her work.
Gender Equity and Justice Free access (time-limited so take advantage quickly) to articles from SAGE publishing covering gender equity and justice. Topics include labour, health, gender identity and the struggle for rights worldwide.
Discrimination in the workplace – shocking report from Fawcett society reveals appalling experiences of female BAME workers in workplace. 75% mention suffering racial discrimination in some form.
New WTO Research Database on Trade and Gender, contains information on over 100 research papers produced by WTO members and published by WTO publications or academic journals. These papers cover matters related to gender, trade and tariffs. It will be updated and each paper is indexed by topic and region.
Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The release of a new policy to tackle racial inequality in the UK.
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Created by a team of leading Economics researchers based at the London School of Economics, The Hub focuses on presenting research to find finding effective ways to improve representation of women and minorities at work. Topics covered include gender differences in pay, gender quotas and childcare with free access to recent examples of research.
The UNHCR Livelihoods Information System monitors the impact of UNHCR’s livelihoods programmes. It includes data on the ability of refugees to earn a living in employment agriculture and self employment in 25 nations where it operates. 2020 data from Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, […]
CEOs have already earnt more than the annual wage for a full time worker Released this week research by the High Pay Centre, research suggests the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2022 surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK by around 09:00am on Friday 7 January. Explore the website to […]
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
The UNU Gender Atlas provides a succinct summary of the United Nations University’s work on gender equality and looks at themes in the 2030 Agenda.