Dr Sundari Anitha from the School of Social and Political Sciences has co-authored a new book, ‘Striking Women: Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet’ with economist Ruth Pearson, from the University of Leeds.
Athena SWAN introduced the Gender Charter Awards in higher education in 2006 as a tool to assess gender equality in STEM. While the initiative seems to be having some impact on the careers of women working in STEM at universities, the question remains…
Sean Morton, Nurse and Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln, walked us through the state of UK health and social care, whilst inspiring the next generation of nurses.
International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women
National Trust shines a light on women's histories to celebrate the anniversary of female suffrage in 2018
6 February 2018 is the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which allowed the first women, and all men, to vote for the first time. The 1918 Act gave the vote only to women over 30 and certain privileged female groups.
Women have made great advances in leadership roles over the past decade; however, there are still many challenges to be faced and overcome. While we are all too familiar with the metaphor of a glass ceiling that puts the onus on others, the ‘sticky floor’ puts the ball straight back in our court.