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Women in technology: Closing the gender gap once and for all

Following the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, this year 12 female technology professionals shared their advice and perspectives as to how we can close the gender gap once and for all.
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International Women’s Day: UN review the global situation for women

Let’s discuss the UN Women report, “Women’s Rights in Review 25 years after Beijing,” which documents how gender equality is functioning on International Women's Day.
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2020: The rise of female leaders in business

In recognition of International Women's Day, Suhail Hadouth, Content Executive at WMG, analyses the rise of female leaders in business.
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Scotland due to pass bill to eradicate period poverty

Scotland are due to set a global precedent with their bill to eradicate period poverty via free sanitary products.
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Marmot Review 2020: “Regressive” cuts hit most deprived areas

We have the essentials of the Marmot Review 2020 for you, including recommended policy measures to tackle health inequalities.
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The rise of women taking up careers in engineering

Ella Hendrix, Writer, highlights the rise in women taking up careers in engineering, focusing on the changing attitudes towards female-friendly workplaces and what else can be done by schools to encourage the uptake of STEM jobs.
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Can welding be a woman’s world?

Claire Spillane, Finance Director at Westermans International, discusses why we need to encourage more women into welding and STEM roles.
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Let’s discuss women in tech

Here, a range of influential women in leading positions at Celonis, Engage Hub, SiteCore and Civica offer their insights into women in tech.
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Women activists face disproportionate violence for work

On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, a report examines activist stories across 21 countries and finds a global failure to protect women activists.
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Mental health at work: How healthy is the law?

In the second of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Romania, Hungary and Poland about mental health at work.
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Open Data intitiatives empowering women in agriculture

Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) discuss Open Data initiatives for women in agriculture.
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New mothers experience challenges in career progression

Supporting latest Government research, Yoopies explores why women struggle to progress in their careers after having a child.
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The Japanese Society of Nephrology: Research and education to tackle kidney disease

Here we find out how The Japanese Society of Nephrology engages in research developing human resources, providing lifelong education and disseminating knowledge to the public, to tackle kidney disease and promote health.
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NHS Confederation on Queen’s Speech: “Develop a credible domestic agenda”

The NHS Confederation and Amnesty International respond to the Queen's Speech, highlighting elements such as a credible domestic agenda and a need for immigration reform.
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Women in transport: Reducing inequalities in smart mobility in Europe

Andree Woodcock, a Professor from Coventry University, tells us what we need to know about the H2020 TInnGO (Transport Innovation Gender Observatory) project that concerns the role of women in transport and the need to reduce inequalities in smart mobility.
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NHS supports survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM)

Hundreds of survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) will be able to access expert care, support and treatment due to a new network of NHS clinics being launched.
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Preventing workplace sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement has changed the cultural landscape and increased the need for employer focus on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
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Research reveals which UK city has the biggest gender pay gap

It was recently revealed that almost 8/10 UK companies still pay men more than women, new data released by Paymentsense shows which UK cities have the best and worst gender pay gaps.
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The importance of inclusion and diversity to the workplace

With inclusion and diversity continuing to be of importance to employees, Instant Offices gives a breakdown on how companies can be more responsible when it comes to key social issues.
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New leaders of Sudan sworn in: What happens now?

Human Rights Watch offer legal insight on the continuing situation, including what should be done to stop the violence since the new leaders of Sudan have been sworn in.

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