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International Women’s Day: we cannot take progress for granted

Heather Joshi. Is the glass half full or half empty? On International Women’s Day, here are some findings from our research. They point to progress, it’s true, but also to persistent inequality between men and women. The good news is

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International Women’s Day: we are going to need bigger tables

Karen Edge.  Writing about gender on International Women’s Day, or any day for that matter, is rather nerve wracking. Am I leaning in, too much? Will I annoy anyone? Should I keep the tone personal or academic? How much of

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education, Leadership and management, Schools

International Women’s Day: the gender gap shortchanges us all

Heidi Safia Mirza Today is International Women’s Day 2013, 18 years since the 1995 UN Beijing World Conference on Women that declared “women’s rights are human rights”. But we still have a long way to go in securing women’s global

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