Global Gender Gap Report 2022 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org) Get information on the trends from 2020. The report records that it will take another 132 years to close the gap. The website also has infographics and information on economy trends worldwide. The full methodology is provided on the website.
Education4Resilience – online platformSite created by UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO), in partnership with the Education Above All (EAA). It aims to provide free access to a searchable databases of resources, guidelines, and tools to help policy makers and teachers use education as a tool to build resilience including in post-conflict situations and during lockdowns. […]
The Report on the UN Women Global Response to COVID-19 covers global, national and regional responses and includes information on social protection, economic protection and responses to protect women against domestic violence. On a related topic also published this week: Protecting Women’s Livelihoods in Times of Pandemic: Temporary Basic Income and the Road to Gender Equality […]
New from Columbia University, this collection of website snapshots of American womens magazines, At the moment there are 9 covering from 2017 onwards. Titles include: Seventeen, Glamour and Teen Vogue as well as the more academic Womens History Network website. It is possible to search or browse. Includes beauty and fashion features including advertising.
Tim Berners–Lee open letter why the Internet is not working for women and girls. The Worldwide Web Foundation report with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, on levels of online harassment and abuse experienced by young women and their perceptions of it. Includes the shocking finding that 52% had experienced some level […]
This is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. See the official Rutgers university website which has a database of links to full text reports on the topic covering all areas of world as well as campaign resources. Why is it necessary? See these recent reports: National Community Attitudes towards violence against women […]
According to the latest report from the Women and Equalities Committee sexual harassment of women and girls is routine and relentless. The report includes sections on the problem in universities as well as at night time. Other related materials include: London Mayor’s night safety charter for women UN Safer Cities programme which has a wider remit […]
Girls ‘banned from using mobile phones’ in many nations Shocking findings from a global survey released on the International Day of the Girl. The survey by Girl Effect and the Vodafone Foundation surveyed the experiences of more than 3,000 adolescent girls and boys from 25 countries examining access and usage of mobile phones. In some […]
This week the Fawcett Society has issued a report on changing attitudes in the wake of the #MeToo movement This has shown increasing awareness. Findings include that in the 18-34 age group over 50% say that they are now more likely to speak up against sexual harassment, including 58% of young men However on the […]
Shocking findings from the latest Children’s Society Annual Report. Since 2010 The Children’s Society has conducted household surveys in Great Britain with parents and children aged 8 to 17. Covers 2,000 households in England and Wales. They found of those surveyed, girls were twice as likely to self-harm (22% compared to 9 % for boys). […]