Articles about 'quotas'

Diversity in Parliament: time for gender quotas?

The stagnation in numbers of female MPs can only be successfully addressed with legislation, argues Jackie Thomas

Guest Blogger // 17 June 2017

Categories: Blog

Calling the shots, calling out gender bias in film industry

Ania Ostrowska rounds up three recent reports on inequality in the UK film industry

Ania Ostrowska // 10 May 2016

Categories: Blog

An invasion of five

Most of the media seems to think that women have taken over the cabinet in the recent reshuffle. Megan Stodel demands a recount

Megan Stodel // 21 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 1 April 2013

Categories: Blog

Wikipedia’s male bias and does it matter?

Only about 13% of contributors to Wikipedia are women, while the average person adding to the crowd-sourced encyclopedia is in their mid-20s. The New York Times has an interesting story...

Jess McCabe // 31 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Davos imposes gender quota on companies

Participants mill about at last year’s Davos summit Companies sending senior executives to the World Economic Forum in Davos must send at least one woman for every four men, reports...

Jess McCabe // 13 January 2011

Categories: Blog

50:50 coalition to back 50% shadow cabinet quota

A coalition of women’s groups has formed to back Harriet Harman’s proposal that the shadow Cabinet should be made up of women and men in equal numbers, and support women’s...

Jess McCabe // 10 June 2010

Categories: Blog

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