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A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic.

A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic. | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
This is what male feminism looks like.

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Why is feminism so often seen as 'anti-men' as opposed to 'pro-women'?  To be pro child is not to be anti adult...

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Marion Chapsal's curator insight, May 9, 2013 1:35 PM

Wow! Just discovered this TED talk thanks to Twitter and Avivah Wittenberg Cox. Let's share it around the world!

Renee Baribeau's curator insight, May 10, 2013 11:50 AM
This is an important subject for both men and woman. Thank goodness gender violence is no longer considered taboo and to be only woman's work.
Sue Liburd's comment, May 21, 2013 11:56 AM
Very thought provoking & a powerful paradigm shift
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Mary Beard reveals she befriended Twitter trolls following online abuse

Mary Beard reveals she befriended Twitter trolls following online abuse | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Classicist says she wrote reference for one troll because she feared name-and-shame response would harm his job prospects
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Why are more women trolled and abused than men?  Is compassion the way to defuse the situatuion?

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Why has British theatre left diversity offstage?

Why has British theatre left diversity offstage? | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Madani Younis: As long as theatre's gatekeepers remain predominantly white and middle class, we are never going to achieve a cultural equality that reflects the rich and diverse society we live in (RT @sarahgstanley: oldie but a goodie from Bush Theatre...
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Estate agent sacked for anti-Jewish outburst

Estate agent sacked for anti-Jewish outburst | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
AN estate agent has been sacked after a string of anti-Jewish remarks were posted on his Twitter page.

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Your social media stream can cause problems with equality and diversity and even with the employer's reputation...

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Most Female Scientists Are Sexually Harassed on the Job

Most Female Scientists Are Sexually Harassed on the Job | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Frequent sexual harassment from male colleagues may be part of the reason that women don't stay in scientific fields.
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How will we get more women into science if they arrive to face this?  Time to do some work...

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Corporate boards urged to have 30% of seats held by women ...

Corporate boards urged to have 30% of seats held by women ... | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Having more women on boards will reflect market realities and appeal to shareholders, report says.
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We just got to one woman per FOOTSIE company this week but the campaign goes on

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Disabled employees do not need special absence triggers - Workplace Savings & Benefits

Disabled employees do not need special absence triggers - Workplace Savings & Benefits | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Disabled employees do not need special absence triggers Workplace Savings & Benefits "It follows from this that employers will not have to worry about amending their sickness absence procedures to allow an adjustment to the trigger point where...
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For a boss this makes lots of sense, but for a disabled employee this can be a bit discouraging.  We do ask a lot of bosses and disabled people to manage a productive workplace and keep as healthy as possible.

How do you manage? 

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It's quality not quotas that counts in soccer as English FA tackles issue of foreign-born players

It's quality not quotas that counts in soccer as English FA tackles issue of foreign-born players | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
English Football Association's attempt to tackle the issue of foreign-bred players may not have found all the answers.
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How religious harassment varies by region across the globe

How religious harassment varies by region across the globe | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Here’s a region-by-region look at where religious harassment takes place, and to which groups. (@pewresearch How religious #harassment varies by region across the globe.
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Novartis, which paid $3.3 million for discriminating against women, tops ... - NJ.com

Novartis, which paid $3.3 million for discriminating against women, tops ... - NJ.com | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
NJ.comNovartis, which paid $3.3 million for discriminating against women, tops ...NJ.com1 on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity — just four years after it lost a multi-million-dollar lawsuit for discriminating against women.
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It is so easy to lose a reputation
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Knowledge Center | Catalyst.org

Knowledge Center | Catalyst.org | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Women on Boards: Norway 40.9%, Sweden 27%, Holland and USA 17% http://t.co/Rlp74WfXmD
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API Part 4 - YouTube

Documentary on Adamawa Peacemakers Initiatives Part 4 (The Adamawa Peace Initiative is a fine template of how our diversity can be pooled for peace and security http://t.co/j4Tc9Xh3G7)...
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Interesting - have you seen this?

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Sit at the Table (SATT) | LinkedIn

Sit at the Table (SATT) | LinkedIn | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Did you know companies with women directors earn 42% more profit? It's time for more "qualified" women to sit at the table...the corporate boardroom table. Men need to be part of...
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These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at home - GlobalPost

These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at home - GlobalPost | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at homeGlobalPostWhen looking at this data, it's important to remember that gender equality isn't just about women working more paid hours or doing less housework.
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Female experts: why do we ignore them? - The Guardian

Female experts: why do we ignore them? - The Guardian | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Female experts: why do we ignore them?
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Build the pipeline of news-ready women. This addresses the supply of qualified women and is what Women on Boards is focused on for the boardroom.
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We are working on that!

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Women on Boards UK success story, Vicky Harris - Thomson Reuters - YouTube

Vicky is a lawyer and has recently joined the Board of Bishop Simeon Trust - having been inspired to apply for a trustee position by Women on Boards UK. List... (RT @WOBUK: Women on Boards UK board success story, Vicky Harris - lawyer.
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A legal guide to recruiting more women at board level | Equality and Human Rights Commission

A legal guide to recruiting more women at board level | Equality and Human Rights Commission | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
@EHRC have produced guidance on employing women at board level http://t.co/hxGJojRuu5 #diversity #equality #ukemplaw

Via Armelle Loghmanian
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Getting more women on boards is not as simple as cdeciding to recruit more women!  EHRC have produced a new guide..

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Fired manager sues Twitter for age discrimination - SFGate

Fired manager sues Twitter for age discrimination - SFGate | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
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Fired manager sues Twitter for age discrimination
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A former Twitter manager has filed a lawsuit alleging age discrimination, saying he was fired and replaced with people in their 20s and 30s.
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Do techies have to be young?

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Women on the Board: Quotas Have Limited Success - New York Times

Women on the Board: Quotas Have Limited Success - New York Times | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
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Women on the Board: Quotas Have Limited Success
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Advocates have proposed quotas in the United States, though companies here tend to bristle at the idea that the government could tell them whom to hire.
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It this unique to America?  How valid is this data for Europe and Scandinavia?  Or at all?

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FIFA ExCo Member Backs Quotas for Women on FA Boards

FIFA ExCo Member Backs Quotas for Women on FA Boards | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
WorldFootballinsider.com has the inside line on the multi-billion dollar global football/soccer business, news from FIFA, its 208 member associations and the six continental confederations as well as the sponsors of the Beautiful Game.
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Will having more women make the Beautiful Game more beautiful and less sexist?  

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Do Quotas Get More Women on Boards? - Diversity Executive

Do Quotas Get More Women on Boards? - Diversity Executive | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Do Quotas Get More Women on Boards? - Diversity Executive http://t.co/Y0xCUK6HWP
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Newham College accused of 'cover-up' over homophobia investigation - Newham Recorder

Newham College accused of 'cover-up' over homophobia investigation - Newham Recorder | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Newham Recorder Newham College accused of 'cover-up' over homophobia investigation Newham Recorder Newham College has been accused of a “cover-up” over its refusal to provide any information about its investigation into a homophobia scandal that...
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Investigations are normally confidential if they involved members of staff and named individuals.  Why would these be made public?  Confused

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Saudi Princess Unveiled: Sexual Discrimination under Sharia Law - YouTube

Saudi Princess Unveiled: Sexual Discrimination Against Women in Saudi Arabia! What does the Quran say about the brain of a woman? Quran implies a Muslim woma...
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India Supreme Court Issues Historic Ruling for LGBT Equality

India Supreme Court Issues Historic Ruling for LGBT Equality | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Today, India's Supreme Court granted legal recognition of transgender citizens and prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Did you know the EU have long recognised three genders?
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Soft power, not quotas, is the way to get more women on boards - Finance - NewsLocker

Soft power, not quotas, is the way to get more women on boards - Finance - NewsLocker | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
Top business leaders have voluntarily and openly committed to achieving better gender balance in their boardrooms and beyond (Soft power, not quotas, is the way to get more women on boards #newslocker http://t.co/5VnrJ9pw84...
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School chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voices for education equality - PBS NewsHour

School chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voices for education equality - PBS NewsHour | Equality and Diversity | Scoop.it
PBS NewsHourSchool chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voices for education equalityPBS NewsHourSchool chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voices for education equality. +1; EMAIL. BY Larisa Epatko April 10, 2014 at 5:18 PM EDT.
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