A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
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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.
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.
LSE Women Peace and Security blog posting Fawcett society and other women’s organisations call to make women visible at this time
25 years since the Beijing conference, aid specifically for women and girls is rising, according to latest data from the OECD It analysed OECD and DAC data invested by bilateral donors through the Creditor reporting system, spotlighting gender equality and women’s empowerment. It found that in 2017-2018 DAC members targeted an average of USD 49.3 billion per […]
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 […]
Here are some free statistics which show why the fight for gender equality is necessary: The Office for National Statistics records the current gender pay gap as 17.3% in 2019. This is declining but still high. Global Gender Gap report 2020 is published annually by the World Economic Forum since 1996. It benchmarks over 140 countries […]
Shocking news this week from the Marmot review update which examined health equity in England. In its update found inequality increasing over the last decade with life expectancy for poor women and in certain regions declining. This was in part attributed to austerity measures. The ONS has official bulletins which you can consult. The Kings Fund […]
According to the latest Fawcett sex and power report. The situation is even worse for BAME women. Findings include: Women make up just over one in 20 CEOs of FTSE 100 companies. This remains unchanged since our last report in 2018. None of these CEOs are women of colour. Get the full facts by downloading […]
A resource from Stanford University. The Women in Data Science initiative was launched in 2018. It now has a website with conference videos and an inspiring podcast series which focuses on the work of cutting edge women data scientists covering all areas of AI, data in health care and the application of data science to human […]