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Gen Z female entrepreneurship is vital to UK economy

Sharon Davies, CEO of Young Enterprise, discusses how unleashing the untapped potential of female entrepreneurship in Generation Z is vital to the UK’s economic recovery.
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Scientists say COVID has worst impact on mental health of teenage girls

Scientists analysed 59,000 Icelandic adolescents to understand the psychological impact of COVID-19 - now, they say the pandemic has significantly harmed the mental health of teenage girls.
UK rape cases, sexual

New data finds 1.6% of UK rape cases lead to charges

The Guardian revealed new data analysis of the Home Office figures on crime, finding that only 1.6% of UK rape cases led to charges in 2020 - which is 843 out of 52,210.
gender inclusive institutions, labour force

Why do we need gender inclusive institutions?

Assistant Professor Rachel Brulé, Global Development Policy at Boston University, says that COVID exposed existing inequalities and explains why gender inclusive institutions can help.
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Scientists find Black women four times likelier to die of COVID

Researchers at Harvard University found that Black women are four times more likely to die of COVID than white men - the data also revealed that Black women are three times more likely to die of the virus than Asian men.
risk of blood clots, astrazeneca vaccine

Birth control creates higher risk of blood clots than AstraZeneca vaccine

Currently, several EU countries are suspending use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to reports of blood clot risks - in response, people are speaking out about the higher risk of blood clots posed by contraceptive pills used globally.
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Horizon Europe applicants must show gender equality plan to get funding

From 2022, Horizon Europe funding applications by public bodies, research organisations and higher education institutions will only be considered if they have a gender equality plan.
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Criminal barrister says UK normalises “violent male behaviour towards women”

Tim Kiely, Criminal Barrister at Red Lion Chambers, discusses the #CurfewForMen as a wake-up call on societal acceptance of "violent male behaviour toward women".
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Research finds that 97% of women in the UK have been sexually harassed

An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women surveyed have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
gender bias

#ChooseToChallenge: International Women’s Day challenges gender bias

Nine industry experts discuss why it is important to challenge gender bias, stereotypes and discrimination in the workplace on International Women’s Day 2021 .
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International Women’s Day: Tech experts discuss tackling gender biases

In recognition of International Women's Day, a range of influential experts in the technology sector discuss tackling gender biases in the industry.
women in AI

How to tackle the gender gap in artificial intelligence

To celebrate International Women's Day on the 8th March, a diverse range of women across the AI sphere tell us what it’s like as a woman in the AI industry and provide practical tips for those looking to break-in.
ecology and conservation, diversity in ecology

New data highlights lack of diversity in ecology and conservation

Out of the top authors in ecology and conservation journals, 11% were by women and 75% of the articles focused on five countries in the Global North.
marmot review 2020, health inequalities

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.
mothers

Helping mothers return to work is a gender equality issue

Michaela Bruckmayer, analyst and Joanna Hofman, associate director at RAND Europe, discusses how taking a career break to have children comes with a cost to women in the EU and how thinking needs to change to best tackle the issue.
behaviour-based recruitment

Using behaviour-based recruitment to make hiring fair and efficient

Robert Newry, CEO, Arctic Shores, discusses how behaviour-based recruitment helps organisations make the hiring process fair and efficient.
traumatic brain injury, brain

There is not enough research on traumatic brain injury in women

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, there are gaps in knowledge on the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women.
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Is it just as important to support researchers as it is their research?

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) voices that, to effectively develop exciting new frontiers of science, they must first create supportive environments for young researchers to thrive.
swiss research

Prioritising equality and transparency in Swiss research

Here, Open Access Government examines the priorities of the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Matthias Egger, following his re-election as President of the National Research Council.
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Are women gradually moving up the managerial chain?

The boardroom is historically a male playground - but are women now moving up the managerial chain?

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