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Gender Equality – It’s not just about the money.

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by

There’s been a lot of publicity about the gender pay gap but equality is not just about the money. That is a symptom of how women are treated unequally in our society. Take a look at these two surveys of how differently women are treated in appraisals. It is shocking. Things need to change.

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Where Do Men Get Credit But Women Don’t? Or, what to do when no one is listening

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by

If you have ever had your ideas at work ignored then you will be fascinated by this little gem of research. Who’d have thought that ‘promotive’ ideas from men gain them status and credibility but…similar ideas from women do not. What can we do? Well, I have a few ideas for you and it isn’t about behaving like a man.

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What Were You Wearing? Check Out Tracey Ullman

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by

Tracey Ullman can always be relied upon for a bit of a laugh but in this video she’ll make you both laugh and think. And maybe get a bit shouty…? It’s a telling take on how women who report sexual harassment and worse have been treated. Check it out.

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Meet New Old Friends – Making People Laugh Since 2008

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by

Now generally speaking I am not in favour of nepotism, obviously. However, when it is my family I am in favour, obviously. Do check out this interview with the madcap duo behind New Old Friends about to embark on a nationwide tour with CrimesUnder the Sun. Really funny and with a feminist twist…obviously!

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Did You Know a Nod Can Be Gender Biased?

Posted on February 8th, 2018 by

Professor Mary Beard once said “We have not yet learned to hear authority in women’s voices’ and how right she is. In fact, even women often do not hear authority in women’s voices, such is the extent of our socialisation. Come and join me in two seminars to discuss the research on this topic and to ponder if it actually matters to you and your career.

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February 6th 2018 – Full Gender Equality Next?

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by

It’s 100 years since some women got the right to vote. Well, 8.5 million actually. It’s been something of a slow burn but we’re getting there…albeit slowly. Still, 8.5 million women, that’s a cause for celebration! Full gender equality, how long?

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