Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
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.
Who makes the news in China? Men mainly. The 6th Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) China report, prepared by the Beijing-based NGO Media Monitor for Women Network, has revealed a gender imbalance in news coverage. Women only feature in 25% of articles. Download the full content form the website.
Watch again on YouTube https://youtu.be/SUCiuy2y0u4 Images of her art and design and discussion with her biographer Rachel Holmes Read Sylvia’s original online archive papers at institute of social history Amsterdam: https://search.iisg.amsterdam/Record/ARCH01029
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.
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
GEM, a research project led by the University of Gothenberg, has culminated in an open-access book: Comparing Gender and Media Across the Globe: A cross-national study of the qualities, causes and consequences of gender equality in and through the news media.It covers the nature, causes and consequences of gender inequality. It also provides free access to several […]
How does the UK’s pay gap compare with other countries? Get some insight from the latest Fawcett society report which compares 10 nations. including Australia, Finland, Japan and Austria. Topics covered include thresholds, legal policies and compliance. Fawcett joined forces with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London, and was supported by research […]
18th September is designated International Equal pay day Some key documents are: Human Rights Council resolution on Equal Pay (2019) ILO Centenary Declaration (2019) World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women (2018) Key organisations are: Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Women’s Economic For information on the UK see: Gender pay gap reporting service- find data on companies with over 250 employees […]
A useful guide from WAN-IFRA and Women in the news It aims to educate news rooms on gender stereotypes in the media and how to avoid them.