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April, 2011


April 26, 2011  9:00 AM

Paternity leave – where are we now?

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"maternity laws", "maternity leave", "paternity leave", legislation

Years of tireless campaigning by gender equality groups have finally paid off - men now have almost the same parental leave rights as women, thanks to new legislation designed to help couples to share caring responsibilities for their children.

April 18, 2011  9:00 AM

Will Coalition’s ‘dangerous cocktail’ give women a tough time?

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Rob Ireton.jpgThe shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, warned recently that a combination of high prices,...


April 13, 2011  12:27 PM

Is the education system failing to raise young women’s career aspirations?

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"career aspirations", Ofsted, Women in Technology

Jackiembarr.jpgWhen I was three-years-old, I wanted to be a dog walker. Later, a school careers advisor told me the only suitable job for me was 'stunt...


April 12, 2011  11:41 AM

Interview with Christine Brown-Quinn: The truths about a career/family life balance

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"christine brown-quinn", "matnerity leave", Careers, Women in Technology

Christine Brown-Quinn The female capitalistâ„¢.jpg


April 11, 2011  12:00 PM

Interview with IEEE CEO: Women favour technical careers with societal impact

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"moshe kam", Computer science, Engineering, IEEE

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I recently met up with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...


April 1, 2011  4:26 PM

David Willetts MP: Feminism hindered working class males career progression

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The government's social mobility strategy is set to be published next week.

Before its publication, universities minister, David Willetts, has criticised feminism for holding working class men back.


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