Sex Discrimination

The Super-Ageing Future for Europe and Japan

Chris Ball | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK
Chris Ball

British society, Japanese society - the super ageing workforce will demand common sense liberal measures in both cases. We can learn a lot by considering how other people do things, despite our cultural differences - or maybe because of them.

Why Are Countries Taking So Long to Change Their #Unsexylaws?

Jacqui Hunt | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK
Jacqui Hunt

Justice is the foundation stone for equality and without it, women and girls are enormously disadvantaged politically, economically and socially. At a minimum, legal equality gives women and girls a level playing field from which to build their capabilities and make meaningfully contributions to society.

The Mummy Track - A Man-Made Trap

Soozi Baggs | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Soozi Baggs

This is the Mummy Track. A subtle quirk of the workplace which somehow manages to circumvent equal employment legislation and allows pregnant women and mothers to be shamefully discriminated against.

Parliament Has Spent Over £100,000 Fighting Employment Tribunals

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics

Update: The House of Commons said it had records of 8 employment tribunal causes involving MPs' staff since May 2010, but refused to disclose any mor...

Poorna Bell

How A Photography Collection Of Women's Bushes In The Buff Is Starting The Debate Around Beauty And Choice | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What, you may ask, has a woman's pubic hair (abundance or lack thereof) got to do with starting a debate around the expectations of beauty that face m...

Do You Know Difference Between Teasing And Sexual Harassment?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As broadcasters, hospital workers and members of the public line up to voice their concerns about TV presenter Jimmy Savile's behaviour towards vulner...

'They Made Me Feel Like A Paedophile'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK

An off-duty fireman was left feeling like a "potential pedophile" after a national airline stopped him sitting next to two small boys on a flight - be...