Women and Gender Studies
4.2K views | +2 today
Follow
Women and Gender Studies
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Free To Be Mobile: Ensuring that women, girls, queer and trans persons can inhabit digital spaces freely and fearlessly | Association for Progressive Communications

Free To Be Mobile: Ensuring that women, girls, queer and trans persons can inhabit digital spaces freely and fearlessly | Association for Progressive Communications | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

 IPSA Gender and Diversity Monitoring Report 2018

 IPSA Gender and Diversity Monitoring Report 2018 | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Since women have long been under-represented in the membership and senior levels of political science associations, IPSA has decided in 2009 to establish a gender monitoring system to track the status of women in political science. The gender monitoring survey of national associations is conducted under the aegis of the IPSA Committee on Participation and Membership, with the assistance of the IPSA Secretariat. This initiative has been discussed at length, and the questionnaire was first sent to national PSAs in 2011.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Women, Automation, and the Future of Work: Institute for Women's Policy Research

Women, Automation, and the Future of Work: Institute for Women's Policy Research | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

The goal of this report is to improve understanding of the potential impact of technological change on women and men’s employment, with an emphasis on the likely effects for women, given the jobs where women predominantly work and given the disproportionate share of home and family care done by women.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Women's Suffrage in Sheet Music  |  Digital Collections  |  Library of Congress

Women's Suffrage in Sheet Music  |  Digital Collections  |  Library of Congress | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

more than 200 pieces of sheet music spanning the years 1838-1923

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

BBC - Research summary: Can a television drama help young people challenge harmful gender norms? - Media Action

BBC - Research summary: Can a television drama help young people challenge harmful gender norms? - Media Action | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
A summary outlining results from a mixed methods evaluation into our transmedia project in India, AdhaFULL.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all- ILO Report

A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all- ILO Report | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
This report is the culmination of the extensive and often ground-breaking work undertaken in the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative. It is closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Gender data gap and a world built for men | podcast | Science | The Guardian

Gender data gap and a world built for men | podcast | Science | The Guardian | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Nicola Davis and Jordan Erica Webber examine the repercussions of a male-orientated world – from drugs that don’t work for women to VR headsets that give them motion sickness
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

La féminisation des noms de métiers et de fonctions | Académie française

Academy Francais   ended centuries of male linguistic dominance Thursday by allowing feminine words for all professions

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Gender Gap tracker of opinions in Canadian Newspapers

Gender Gap tracker of opinions in Canadian Newspapers | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

Informed Opinions has produced the Gender Gap Tracker in partnership with Simon Fraser University. It analyses the ratio of males and females who are quoted in seven major Canadian news publications

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Beneath the Numbers An exploration of the increases of recorded Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences in London

full text https://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/201902_beneath_the_numbers_-_an_exploration_of_the_increases_of_recorded_domestic_abuse_and_sexual_offences.pdf

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

10 Steps to Ensure Gender Responsive Processes and Ceasefire Agreements

10 Steps to Ensure Gender Responsive Processes and Ceasefire Agreements | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

The International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)’s 10 Steps to Ensure Gender Responsive Processes & Ceasefire Agreements is a practical guidance document intended to inform governments, international organizations, and civil society facilitating local, national and regional ceasefire negotiations.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Facial Recognition Software Regularly Misgenders Trans People

Facial Recognition Software Regularly Misgenders Trans People | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Human computer interfaces are almost never built with transgender people in mind, and continue to reinforce existing biases.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms- BBC analysis

Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms- BBC analysis | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
The pay gap has widened at one in four firms that have revealed their figures ahead of the deadline.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

National LGBT Survey 2017: Healthcare amongst lesbian and bisexual women

National LGBT Survey 2017: Healthcare amongst lesbian and bisexual women | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Using data from the National LGBT Survey 2017, this report examines differences in disclosure of sexual orientation to healthcare providers and experience of healthcare among different groups of lesbian and bisexual women
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Attitudes to Domestic Violence in Low and Middle Income Countries University of Bristol

This project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Research Leaders Awards and led by the University of Bristol The three main aims of this studywere  to examine the prevalence and distribution of women’s and men’s acceptance of Intimate Partner violence in 49 low- and middle-income countries to identify systemic country-level social, political and economic empowerment factors alongside individual-/household-level factors associated with the acceptance of domestic violence and; to examine the influence of legislation. It includes microdata from the national Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), and from UNDP, OECD, World Bank, UNESCO databases  as well as topic-specific databases such as WomenStats, Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) . Findings and papers can be downloaded from the website

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Women’s Asset Ownership: Evidence from Georgia; Mongolia; and Cavite, Philippines Asian Development Bank

Women’s Asset Ownership: Evidence from Georgia; Mongolia; and Cavite, Philippines Asian Development Bank | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
This publication provides insights to help develop methodological guidelines on collecting sex-disaggregated data about asset ownership.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Women in Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Nesta

Women in Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Nesta | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Findings from 12 inspiring conversations with women in artificial intelligence
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Equality for African women - International Womens Day letter from 45 leaders published in Guardian

Equality for African women - International Womens Day letter from 45 leaders published in Guardian | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Letters: Forty-five female African activists from 15 African countries call on world leaders to play their part in the fight against gender injustice
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Northern Unity: Sudan September - December 2018 (UNMISS / OCHCR)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Helping women and non-binary communities gain access: Reflections from the Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access on the potential of alternative models of connectivity | Association for Progress...

Helping women and non-binary communities gain access: Reflections from the Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access on the potential of alternative models of connectivity | Association for Progress... | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Feminist Pocketbook- COFEM

Feminist Pocketbook- COFEM | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it

people working in humanitarian and development settings understand and implement feminist approaches to addressing violence against women and girls, and empower them to promote women-centered GBV theory and practice. To build the confidence and competence of practitioners, researchers, policy-makers and other advocates, COFEM has developed the Feminist Pocketbook – a series of short, easily digestible tip sheets

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Integrating Gender in Research Planning | Oxfam

Research can open doors for more gender equitable futures. Gender analysis is built on an understanding of the differences and inequalities in the interrelated lives of women, men, and members of other gender diverse groups, often shaped by unequal
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Breaking Down the Barriers: Findings of the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage

Breaking Down the Barriers: Findings of the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Breaking Down The Barriers warns of devastating consequences for women and their families because they are not able to get the support they need. Time and again the signs of abuse are not picked up by professionals. Too often women are bounced around or even turned away from services. Mothers are particularly let down, with … Continued
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

New Fawcett report reveals how glaring gaps in equality legislation leave Parliament “above the law” on sexual harassment

New Fawcett report reveals how glaring gaps in equality legislation leave Parliament “above the law” on sexual harassment | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
26 FEBRUARY 2019: Fawcett research, released with global law firm Hogan Lovells today, reveals MPs, Peers, volunteers and staff are woefully unprotected if they are sexually harassed in Parliament.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by heather dawson
Scoop.it!

Anti-LGBT hate. The People Vs. The 'Elite': State of Hate 2019- Hope Not Hate annual report

Anti-LGBT hate. The People Vs. The 'Elite': State of Hate 2019- Hope Not Hate annual report | Women and Gender Studies | Scoop.it
Far-right movements have long persecuted and oppressed LGBT+ people. Anti-LGBT+ hate has remained a central tenet for groups across the far-right spectrum.
more...
No comment yet.