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#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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
the managerial chain, boardroom

Are women gradually moving up the managerial chain?

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

European Commission proposes adequate minimum wage protection for workers

The European Commission has proposed an EU Directive to ensure that the workers across all Member States are protected by adequate minimum wages.
Female empowerment

Female empowerment within sport: Four icons to enforce post-COVID change

Here, Zalando celebrates four icons enforcing female empowerment within sport in a post-COVID world.
Open Access Government October

Open Access Government October 2020

The October 2020 edition of Open Access Government speaks about global government policy issues, such as health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, international development, environment, energy and equality.
women's equality

Let’s talk gender diversity in tech this Women’s Equality Day

This Women’s Equality Day, we speak to seven technology professionals on their experiences with gender equality in the workplace and advise organisations on how they can provide an inclusive working environment.
gender battleground

COVID-19: Women are losing the gender battleground once again

Faryal Minhas, Country Director for Iraq at Human Appeal tells us that women are losing the gender battleground once again because of the global pandemic restrictions.
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Female led countries’ show “significantly better” COVID-19 survival

COVID-19 survival strategies have been analysed by the University of Liverpool, who found that women-led countries' were much safer.
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Male bias in drug development trials creates overmedication

New research shows that the gender gap in drug development trials results in an overmedication of women by healthcare professionals.
natural hair discrimination, racism

Natural hair discrimination still limits opportunities for Black women

New research confirms that Black women continue to face natural hair discrimination, making Black women with straightened hair more likely to get hired.
gender diverse, autism

Trans and gender-diverse individuals more likely to be autistic

The Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge found that trans and gender diverse adults are three to six times more likely to be diagnosed as autistic.

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