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gender equality Tag Archive

Non-binary and gender fluid workers now protected under UK Equality Act

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Julia McGee-Russell reports on the milestone Equality Act case...

Newcastle University AU Officer fights for gender-equal sportswear

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Increased uproar from non-male athletes has resulted in ongoing talks between AU Officer Benthe Tanghe and Canterbury sportswear...

Less than a third of all Newcastle professors female

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Despite employing more female staff than male, less than one-third of all professors at Newcastle University are female....

The daily Covid-19 update: should more women be on our screens?

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Sophie Wilson discusses the lack of female ministers following controversial statements made by Liz Truss....

The Hundred equal pay: sincere scheme or public ploy?

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With The Hundred's organisers announcing that there will be equal pay for both the men's and women's winners, Rebecca Johnson dissects the nature of their proposal...

Is scrapping the tampon tax enough?

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Kelly Corcoran on the decision to repeal the 5% tampon tax...

Controversy in Commons: the truth behind the policing of Brabin’s shoulder

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Faye Navesy discusses the controversy surrounding Tracey Barbin's choice of Commons attire. ...

The end of the period debate?

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Feminists, health experts and educators alike have warmly greeted the Department for Education’s announcement that menstrual health will be taught in all schools starting from...

Women scientists get paid less than men

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The gender pay gap has been an issue in many industries, and now science has joined them. ...

Women in the Nobels (or lack thereof)

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Dr Donna Strickland was the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Physics since 1963. Why? ...