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House of Commons - Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools: Government response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2016–17 - Women and Equalities Committee

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Challenges of work-life balance faced by working families European commission report.

Challenges of work-life balance faced by working families European commission report. | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Evidence review
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Feminist Activism and the Politics of Reform: When and Why Do States Respond to Demands for Gender-Equality Policies? | Publications | UNRISD

Feminist Activism and the Politics of Reform: When and Why Do States Respond to Demands for Gender-Equality Policies? | Publications | UNRISD | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
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NATCEN Social Research on cuts in services - LGBT service users

NATCEN Social Research on cuts in services - LGBT service users | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
The study gives insights into whether, and in what ways, reductions in public spending have affected services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB & T) people.
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Women in Congress, 1917-2016: Biographical and Committee Assignment Information, and Listings by State and Congress

Women in Congress, 1917-2016: Biographical and Committee Assignment Information, and Listings by State and Congress | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

Library of Congress CRS report 110 pages. Statistics and biographical information from the USA.

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Violence against women and girls: Evidence digest Department International Development

Violence against women and girls: Evidence digest Department International Development | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

A selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG). focuses on developing countires

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When it comes to experts on TV, women are still neither seen nor heard: Article in the Conversation

When it comes to experts on TV, women are still neither seen nor heard: Article in the Conversation | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
When it comes to 'experts' men still vastly outnumber women in the media.
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Global Gender Gap Report 2016

Global Gender Gap Report 2016 | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Through the Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over time, with a specific focus on the relative gaps between women and men across four key areas: health, education, economy and politics
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The Howard League | Ten years after The Corston Report, is this the end of successful women’s centres?

The Howard League | Ten years after The Corston Report, is this the end of successful women’s centres? | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
All Party Parliamentary Group on Women in the Penal System (APPG) has found that the centres have been successful in reducing reoffending, but they are now under threat following the break-up of the probation service under the government’s Transforming Rehabilitation programme
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Over 100 Muslim Women tell Shariah Inquiries why their voices must be Prioritised

Muslim Womens Network open letter

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UN News - 'Wonder Woman' appointed UN honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

UN News - 'Wonder Woman' appointed UN honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Wonder Woman, the iconic superhero, has been named an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls by the United Nations and will be tasked with raising awareness about Goal 5 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which seeks to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030.
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Oxfam blog postings about 16 days of activism- to stop violence against women

Oxfam blog postings about 16 days of activism- to stop violence against women | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Oxfam GB is a leading aid and development charity with a worldwide reputation for excellence and over 60 years of experience, working with partners in more than 70 countries.
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Institutional transformation - Gender mainstreaming toolkit

Institutional transformation - Gender mainstreaming toolkit | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

EIGE - European Institute for Gender Equality

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16 days of activism against gender based violence

16 days of activism against gender based violence | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

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 Equalities analysis and the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement - Women and Equalities Committee

This report sets out the actions taken by the Women and Equalities Committee to scrutinise the quality of the Government’s Impact on Equalities analysis relating to the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement. It shows how a request for a Treasury Minister to give evidence to the Committee and a subsequent request for more detailed information from both HM Treasury and other government departments has been refused. It is the Committee’s view that greater transparency is essential in order for the Government to demonstrate that it has fulfilled its obligations to assess the equalities impacts of future Spending Reviews, Budgets and Autumn StatementsClick here to edit the content

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Blame the victim? Domestic violence as covered in The Sun and The Guardian

Blame the victim? Domestic violence as covered in The Sun and The Guardian | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Research shows the vastly different ways the two newspapers approach this important issue.
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Gender Equality in National Climate Action: Planning for Gender-Responsive Nationally Determined Contributions

Gender Equality in National Climate Action: Planning for Gender-Responsive Nationally Determined Contributions | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
This report provides an analysis of the status of gender equality in national climate policy in light of the Paris Agreement. It also presents a framework for integrating gender equality into Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) planning and implementation.
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UK Breastfeeding low due to 'workplace culture'

UK Breastfeeding low due to 'workplace culture' | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

report from World Breast Feeding Trends initiative

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https://ukbreastfeedingtrends.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/wbti-report-card-2016-uk.pdf

 

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Care and management of transgender offenders - UK Government policy for prisons

Care and management of transgender offenders - UK Government policy for prisons | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
The review on transgender offenders informs new policy on their management by the National Offender Management Service.
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Social Care - burden for women PSA Commission

Social Care - burden for women PSA Commission | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

Towards a New Deal for Care and Carers –The report was based on a year-long inquiry into the state of care for older people in England undertaken by academics and policy experts from the Universities of Warwick and Liverpool, the Women’s Budget Group and the Fawcett Society. It highlighted the problems faced by carers, in particular women and called for changes.

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#WHOTALKS - CABLE/NEWS ANALYSTS & GENDER IN 2016 PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES

#WHOTALKS - CABLE/NEWS ANALYSTS & GENDER IN 2016 PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

There is a crisis of representation in the media. We live in a racially and ethnically diverse nation that is 51% female, but the news media itself remains staggeringly limited to a single demographic. Women and Media Center project covering USA 2016 presidential elections.

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UN fight over LGBT protection threatens to undermine the human rights system

UN fight over LGBT protection threatens to undermine the human rights system | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

States who want to keep criminalising LGBT people are trying to stop the UN from creating a way of investigating them. Blog posting from the Conversation.

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Women in Politics: change and continuity - Public lectures and events LSE

Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Childs, Professor Emma Crewe, Dr Mona Morgan-Collins, Sam Smethers
Chair: Professor Mary Evans

Recorded on 26 October 2016 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Has the emergence of a woman as Prime Minister in the UK and a possible President of the US indicated a new relationship between women and formal politics? Or is it just business as usual?
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