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The blog of the Gender Politics Research Group, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh - and friends

The UCU strikes: a battle for the future of Higher Education | British Politics and Policy at LSE

What type of university system do we want? One with a casualised workforce and vice-chancellors who can claim they deserve exorbitant pay packages for running — Read on blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/the-ucu-strikes-a-battle-for-the-future-of-higher-education/

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Another year – and another chance to read genderpol’s top blogs of 2017

Happy New Year to all our genderpol readers! To mark the beginning of a new year, we’re taking the opportunity to revisit the most-read blogs of 2017. Enjoy! In November, we posted a series of blogs to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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Conversation with Emma Ritch, Engender

Christina Neuwirth, 11.12.17 CN: Thank you for taking the time to speak to me today! I wonder if you could tell me a little bit about Engender before we begin? ER: Sure! Thank you for having me. Engender is Scotland’s … Continue reading

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ETUC report Safe at Home, Safe at Work

This blog post by Dr Jane Pillinger is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Dr Jane Pillinger is a gender expert and author of the report ‘Safe at Home, Safe at Work: Trade union strategies … Continue reading

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Guest blog post by Talat Yaqoob

This blog post by Talat Yaqoob (Women 50:50) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Talat Yaqoob is the co-founder and Chair of the Women 50:50 campaign, which is fighting for legislated candidate quotas in … Continue reading

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Safe at Home, Safe at Work

This blog post by Ann Henderson is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The publication of the European TUC Report ‘Safe at home, safe at work: Trade unions’ strategies to prevent, manage and eliminate work-place … Continue reading

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The Right to Recover [re-blog]

This blog post was originally published on Rape Crisis Scotland blog here on 17 November 2017. It is being reproduced here with permission from Rape Crisis Scotland as part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Today in the … Continue reading

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