Diverse and inclusive teams bring about the best policy solutions, but the proportion of female economists – a profession key to policy-making – has stalled. Without a fix, the negative impacts could be far-reaching, Emma Richardson and Nicki Hutley write.
Women in economics – where are they?
Women and ‘welfare reform’ in the UK
Democracy Sausage podcast: Women in politics special
To mark next week’s Women for Election forum at Crawford School Democracy Sausage turns its attention to women in politics – from the low level of trust women feel in government to the role of quotas, and from the treatment of Julia Gillard to how the Westminster system encourages adversarial politics, our experts tell us the challenges for women in politics, and what we need to do to fix it.
Breaking barriers for women in STEM
Why women adopt Jihadi ideology
Social exclusion and feelings of isolation among some parts of the Muslim community can create a fertile recruiting ground for terrorists. Governments need to work with community and grassroots organisations to win an ideological and intellectual battle, Anooshe Mushtaq writes.
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