A new index which focuses specifically on female disadvantage and achievement at a regional level within the European Union. It has two indices: Female Disadvantage Index (FemDI) Female Achievement Index (FemAI). These both focus on 7 key areas 1) Work & Money, 2) Knowledge, 3) Time, 4) Power, 5) Health, 6) Safety, Security & Trust […]
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The OECD has discussed methodology (in terms of OECD nations) in a number of its reports. This includes How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 – which covers 25 nations. They have also developed the Better Life Index- which compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions […]
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Sexual harassment is an everyday occurrence in the workplace according to the latest report issued this week by the Women and Equalities Commission. The Fawcett society is a major campaign group. Their recent Sex Discrimination Law Review called for third party harassment laws to give women better access to justice. The Equality and Human Rights Commission […]
“Urgent action” is needed to better protect victims of sexual harassment in the workplace after shocking incidents were reported to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Get the facts and recommendations in their new report.
University of Leicester has moved up to 44th position. Find out the others from the annual Stonewall 100 list. There are categories for type of public and private sector employers, some case studies and details on the methodology used.
Released this week experimental statistics on employment and earnings of higher education graduates 5 years after graduation. The longitudinal education outcomes (LEO) data brings together information from the Department for Education with employment, benefits and earnings information from the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Data is presented for 23 subject […]
Great economic evidence in favour of Gender equality was published in this recent report from the EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality) which quoted the data that on average improved gender equality in EU nations would to lead to an increase in GDP of about 12% by 2050. This is supported by the World Economic Forum […]
What will work be like in 2022? Research from Price Waterhouse Cooper. It comprises a survey of over 10,000 people from India, Germany, the UK and the US who consider what work will be like and how technology will change. Three main scenarios are offered. See more on management needs on the PWC site.
Great posting from the European Parliamentary service posted by Verena Kern which links to EU related report with research and data covering all 28 EU nations. Shows in-work poverty is a phenomenon that affected 9,1 percent of the working age EU population in 2012.
A number of reports have revealed a gender disparity in pay rates. The Fawcett society published The changing labour market 2: women, low pay and gender equality in the emerging recovery – which included an analysis of employment data and a survey of over 1,000 working women. it revealed more women workers than men were on […]