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.
The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
Transparent: Creating Organisations Inclusive of Black Women in Finance, Professional Services and Big Technology. New from the LSE Inclusion initiative, this qualitative study undertook interviews with 44 Black women at various stages in their careers. It offers insight into why black EDI initiatives are needed, as the vast majority reported pay gaps and the need […]
This resource seeks to stimulate the discussion of the literary art of women writers of African and African-Caribbean descent living in Britain from 19th century onwards. It contains biographies and lists of writings by and about the authors’ work. Maintained by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bekers, Vrij Universiteit Brussel (VUB) the website has grown out of […]
Cross country comparison of gender pay gap reporting in six nations. From Kings College London Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. It argues that UK legislation monitors but does not rectify the situation. See the recommendations by downloading the full report.
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 […]
Aims to be the first globally comparative study of women’s health. It is based on Gallup world poll data. The website is providing information on the methodology which aims to include qualitative life interviews as well as numbers. The full data will be released in the autumn.
A historic database of advertisements from Woman’s Exponent newspaper from 1872-1914, made available free online from Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and Utah Digital Newspapers. It is possible to browse by date or industry. Includes many contemporary ads targeted at a female audience including clothes, fashion, education, and travel.
A report for the British International Studies Association and the Political Studies Association covering UK academic careers in Higher education. The report covers 2012-2019 and reveals that men and white members of staff are over-represented at senior levels compared to their proportion in the academic workforce more generally. 29% of senior academics (senior lecturers, readers, professors) […]