A webinar recording 60 mins. Covers tips on discovering disability in archives based on disable people’s experiences, plus insight into how the archive reveals changing attitudes towards public transport accessibility and the employment of disabled workers. The archive is a rich source of information on the latter and the presentation is very enlightening on this.
Launched by the International Labour Organization, the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF), is a website that contains materials for employment policy makers. It includes diagnostic tools and guidance. Throughout there is attention to gender mainstreaming policy.This ILO news item gives more information.
A new hub created at LSE Social Policy which aims to act as a network and website for scholars working on the causes and impact of gender inequality in education, labour markets and the family.It includes details of projects, full text papers and events.
The ILO 19th ICLS (WORK) database provides data based on revised statistical standards. The standards have been changed to include factors such as unpaid labour. See the new definitions.Data sources are at https://ilostat.ilo.org/data/ Key: ILO = International Labour Organization ICLS = International Conference of Labour Statisticians
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.
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.
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 Fawcett Society has recently launched a project to review employment and career progression of BAME women in the UK. As an important part of this it has published a literature review which summarises facts and statistics on the current state of affairs. All stages of employment are covered from transitions in to employment, university entry […]