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As the 2017 international women’s mobilization global theme calls on us to "be bold for change", here Professor Colette Fagan, Dr. Nina Teasdale and Dr. Helen Norman, of the University of Manchester, take stock of the UK’s gender-related policy measures

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Not all au pairs are exploited, but they do all carry out domestic work in conditions that have been identified as encouraging maltreatment. Recognising them as workers is a first step towards ensuring their fair treatment, but it is only a first step

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Gender and care, a complicated relationship in times of global economy. An interview to Rhacel Parrenas, Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at University of Southern California

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Extensive research has clearly shown that, in practice, mini-job employees are treated unequally. Some data from Germany

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If we want to understand the current particular conditions of Syrian refugees in Turkey and their plight, we need to look at it through the lens of the complex migratory history of the country

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Despite some improvements, women continue to be extremely underrepresented in science and engineering. A new research shows that girls may choose different courses in high school and college because they believe that men are better than women in math and science. Teachers can change that

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Italian journalist Claudio Gatti has published new allegations about the identity of the novelist who goes by the name of Elena Ferrante.

But there’s something no tax details, no prying into financial affairs, no invasion of privacy or the truth and no trace of marital or patriarchal support can ever take away from Elena Ferrante or her readers - and that is the author’s avowedly female viewpoint.

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"We don’t know how women have voted in the referendum, but there are roughly one million more women than men in the UK so, potentially, women could have determined the outcome". Elizabeth Pollitzer analysis on the Brexit lessons

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On the 23 June 2016 the UK voted in favour of Brexit, with the Leave campaign winning by 52% to 48%. What will happen now

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