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Gender Representation in UK Research Institutions

Back in November, we released the first in our series of Digital Research Reports on gender representation in research using data from Dimensions.

Today, we’re pleased to release the second report in the series which is focused on gender representation across all fields of research in UK institutions.
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Top 100 Employers 2019- Stonewall

Top 100 Employers 2019- Stonewall | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Read our Chief Executive's Introduction The Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2019, now in its fifteenth year, has been the largest yet. We’re immensely delighted by this year’s Top 100 Employers – and of all the 445 organisations that entered th
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Tech-related violence against women in peri-urban areas of Uganda | Association for Progressive Communications

Tech-related violence against women in peri-urban areas of Uganda | Association for Progressive Communications | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
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Advancing Women Leaders in Global Health: Getting to Solutions

Advancing Women Leaders in Global Health: Getting to Solutions | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Article: Advancing Women Leaders in Global Health: Getting to Solutions
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Lighting the Way: Lighting, sanitation and the risk of gender-based violence | Oxfam

Humanitarian agencies strive to provide sanitation facilities which are safe, accessible and afford users privacy and dignity. In reality, women in particular have many concerns which can prevent them from using the facilities, especially after dark.In
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Home, the most dangerous place for women, with majority of female homicide victims worldwide killed by partners or family, UNODC study says

 
 Around 87,000 women were killed around the world last year, some 50,000 – or 58 per cent – at the hands of intimate partners or family members. This amounts to some six women being killed every hour by people they know, according to new research published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today.

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New data lay bare Europe’s gender gap for STEM graduates

New data lay bare Europe’s gender gap for STEM graduates | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
However, latest data from EU suggests eastern European nations having more success in keeping gap narrow
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The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce report

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce report | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Report setting out how women's experience of mental ill health can differ to men's and the strategic priorities for the future.
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Women’s informal peace efforts: Grassroots activism in South Sudan

Women’s informal peace efforts: Grassroots activism in South Sudan | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2018:07

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Guidance for gender transition services published- Church of England

Guidance for gender transition services published- Church of England | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
NEWS / Guidance for parishes planning services to help transgender people mark their transition published.
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Sexual and reproductive health rights and the implication of conscientious objection - Publications Office of the EU

Sexual and reproductive health rights and the implication of conscientious objection - Publications Office of the EU | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
This study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee. It aims to provide a comparative overview of the situation in the European Union, with particular focus on six selected Member States, in terms of access to sexual and reproductive healthcare goods (such as medicines) and services (such as abortion and family planning), from both legal and practical perspectives. The study looks at the extent to which conscientious objection affects access to sexual and reproductive rights (SRHR). The study will contribute to formulating a clear framework for the improvement of access to sexual and reproductive healthcare goods and services in the EU.
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Major new YouGov survey for EVAW: Many people still unclear what rape is

Major new YouGov survey for EVAW: Many people still unclear what rape is | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Potential jurors unsure about rape without violence, flirting, when you can change your mind, rape in long-term relationships and 'stealthing'. Over 65s least likely to perceive ‘non-consensual sex’ as rape
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Domestic abuse consultation response and draft bill

Domestic abuse consultation response and draft bill | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Government response to the domestic abuse consultation and draft Domestic Abuse Bill.
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Sexual orientation, UK - Office for National Statistics

Experimental statistics on sexual orientation in the UK in 2017 by region, sex, age, marital status, ethnicity and socio-economic classification.
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Serial domestic abusers should be on a register- London Assembly report

Serial domestic abusers should be on a register- London Assembly report | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Clare’s law is not enough – serial domestic abusers should be on a register. The Assembly wants a change in the law.
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Gender Quotas in Hiring Committees: a Boon or a Bane for Women?

Gender Quotas in Hiring Committees: a Boon or a Bane for Women? | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of similar initiatives at the boardroom level in Norway and other European countries, the French government decided to impose a gender quota in academic hiring committees in 2015. The goal of this paper is to evaluate how this reform changed the way women are ranked by these committees
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The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 100, 250, and 500 Films of 2018

The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 100, 250, and 500 Films of 2018 | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
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Troll Patrol Report

Troll Patrol Report | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

Troll Patrol project: a joint effort by human rights researchers, technical experts and thousands of online volunteers to build the world’s largest crowd-sourced dataset of online abuse against women.

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She Connects: Tech-enabled women entrepreneurship in Pakistan | Association for Progressive Communications

She Connects: Tech-enabled women entrepreneurship in Pakistan | Association for Progressive Communications | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
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Sexual harassment at work: Government responds to Committee report - News from Parliament

Sexual harassment at work: Government responds to Committee report - News from Parliament | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Women and Equalities Committee says Government is making positive steps, but action remains a ‘missed opportunity’
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the Social Institutions and Gender Index 2019

the Social Institutions and Gender Index 2019 | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

The SIGI was first launched in 2009 by OECD and then updated in 2012 and 2014. The fourth edition of the SIGI was launched in December 2018

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Domestic sexual abuse of girls - Publications Office of the EU

Domestic sexual abuse of girls - Publications Office of the EU | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
This study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee. The study provides a definition and conceptual model of domestic sexual abuse of girls, as well as analyses of prevalence and risk factors across the EU. It goes on to review policies and actions to address domestic sexual abuse of girls at the EU and Member State levels, and sets out case studies of four countries. It ends by providing recommendations for Member States and EU institutions.
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‘Let’s stop thinking it is normal’ | Oxfam International

‘Let’s stop thinking it is normal’ | Oxfam International | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Identifying patterns in social norms contributing to violence against women and girls across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific
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16 days of activism aganst gender violence resources.

16 days of activism aganst gender violence resources. | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Center for Women’s Global Leadership’s digital platform, for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign! We aim to be a global hub, amplifying the work and voices of…
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