Sex Discrimination

The BBC 96: The Pay Dispute And Its Ramifications

David Spencer | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

As the licence fee is compulsory, I think it is right we know where the money is spent and whom it is spent on. But we need to have full disclosure, not this halfway house. I think the BBC is amazing value for money but it is not without serious flaws. The debate around pay may help it address some of those issues.

Government Fails To Deal With Sex Discrimination Arising from Workplace Dress Codes

Homa Wilson | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK
Homa Wilson

Absent any legislative change, it seem that it will be left to people like Ms Thorp to take action, it's likely that this will be mainly through 'naming and shaming' via social media. In the meantime, it's likely that stereotypical views of what women ought to look like will continue to be perpetuated.

The Super-Ageing Future for Europe and Japan

Chris Ball | Posted 15.06.2017 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...