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2 Lectureships at University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is recruiting two new Lecturers in Politics. One is a lectureship in Political Economy and one is a lectureship in Comparative European Politics. Women are especially encouraged to apply. For more details, see this useful advice from Professor … Continue reading

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How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire Scientific Study. People ‘less apathetic’ to female leaders.

How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire A Scientific Study Media Matters for America (blog) New research confirms that providing women access to free birth control does not result in women having sex with more partners — a false claim that … A conservative ‘war on women’? That’s just silly Fox News The idea of … Continue reading

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UK: Cameron to host summit on FGM and forced marriage. How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships.

How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships New Statesman Today, Labour’s Policy Review is running a symposium on family life and relationships. In this period of austerity, we need to support families, and use the power of their relationships and the networks they … Continue reading

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Hormones and Women Voters: A Very Modern Scientific Controversy. Crucial role of men in gender equality. Gender bias in political coverage

The crucial role of men in gender equality MSNBC …This isn’t a gender war. Gender equality is not about women fighting men, about women taking from men, or men losing parts of themselves. When men speak out against gender inequality brought on … Continue reading

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Women pay high price for unpaid care work. Gender Equality and Economics.

Not-So-Strange Bedfellows: Gender Equality and Economics Diplomatic Courier We all know that Europe faces a looming demographic crisis of existential proportions—not a single country on the European continent claims a fertility rate at or above replacement rate (2.1). As a result, aging populations and … Continue reading

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US: GOP’s Project Grow withers. Madison, WI among ‘Best cities for feminists’. Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

Black Women Are an Electoral Voting Force. Recognize. RH Reality Check The 2014 midterm elections are fast approaching, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund has just rolled out its campaign to help educate voters about candidates’ positions on women’s health. “We know that women’s health is … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Affairs articles on representation of women in parliamentary democracies. Free to access till the end of 2014.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the editors of Parliamentary Affairs have drawn together recent publications examining the representation of women in parliamentary democracies around the world. All papers are free to access until the end of 2014; please click on … Continue reading

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Oscar voters are white, male and older, study shows. Who earns more: men or women? North or South?

Oscar voters are primarily white, male and older, study shows Hamilton Spectator A Los Angeles Times study found that academy voters are markedly less diverse than the moviegoing public, and even more monolithic than many in the film industry may suspect. Oscar voters are nearly 94% Caucasian and … Continue reading

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Call: Summer School in ‘The gender pay gap revisited – causes and consequences’. Amsterdam. GOP Struggle to GROW Women in Recruitment Drive.

Call_Summer School_Pay Gap Summer School: The gender pay gap revisited – causes and consequences of horizontal and vertical gender inequalities on the labour market 7-11 July 2014 University of Amsterdam/AIAS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Website: http://inclusivegrowth.be/events/call10 Programme: http://inclusivegrowth.be/downloads/calls/call-10-aias/call-10.pdf Application form: http://inclusivegrowth.be/events/call10/registrationsummerschool-Continue reading

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