Entries tagged: Equality

Gender & ICTs

The US Government workforce is closing the gender pay gap, but reforms still needed, report says

Women working for the federal government earn less than men overall but the gap is shrinking, and most of the difference is the result of women being concentrated in lower-paying jobs with too few occupying[…]

Gender & ICTs

Gender equality: from the grassroots of society to the political agenda

On October 1st, the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning participated in the final Roundtable of the research project “Professional trajectories of women in ICT: employment dynamics and policy responses in Spain & the UK”, that has[…]

Gender & ICTs

Why universities need more women at the top – Working towards gender balance at the top

Article published by Curt Rice in University World News European universities are failing in the way they use human resources. Women are underrepresented at the top levels of academia, and there are good reasons to[…]

Gender & ICTs

Women in ICT: International Research from a Lifecourse Perspective

In the link below you can access a special issue of the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, with the published outcome of a conference that was held last November (2010) in Barcelona. It[…]

Gender & ICTs

When dinosaurs talk: “Women Make Boardrooms Prettier and More Colorful”

As Germany is debating whether to instate a mandatory minimum quota for the proportion of women manning corporate boardrooms, Josef Ackermann, Deutsche Bank CEO, made some “unfortunate” (¿?) comments that heated the debate about gender[…]