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by Sarah Smith and Elena B. Stavrevska  |  12th May 2022

Sarah Smith and Elena Stavrevska discuss whether the UN’s WPS agenda excludes categories of identity and realms of experience in efforts towards peace, justice and human security. Gender is not mutually exclusive. …Read more

by Se-shauna Wheatle  |  29th April 2022

Dr Se-Shauna Wheatle discusses why so often women in academia feel the need to overwork to prove their worth or take on much of an institution’s EDI burden. …Read more

#BreakTheBias
by Banu Özkazanç-Pan  |  22nd April 2022

Prof Banu Özkazanç-Pan talks about the academic sacrifices she has had to make in order to find support and wellbeing as a woman within an institutional environment, and what might be necessary to bring about a more inclusive academic environment. …Read more

by Gill Hague  |  18th March 2022

Gill Hague talks about 50 years of campaigning against gender-based violence, the challenges she’s faced particularly within academia, and passing the baton to young activists and women in academia. …Read more

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Jennifer Leigh profiles the Women in Supramolecular Chemistry network, whose aim is to promote the retention and progression in supramolecular chemistry not only of women but also other minority groups. …Read more

Map of world with pins in Europe
by Morena Tartari  |  8th February 2022

Morena Tartari outlines her experiences as a lone parent and transnational researcher during the pandemic, and the structural inequalities she faced.…Read more

Typewriter and the words 'Stories matter'
by Tracey Herrington  |  12th July 2021

Tracey Herrington introduces Thrive Teesside’s 'The Spirit of Teesside', a collective piece of writing that offers unique insights into the experiences of women living and working in Teesside.…Read more

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Lindsey German, contributor to 'Social Work and the COVID-19 Pandemic: International Insights', explains why, when we talk about how work and society should change post COVID-19, we must put the role of women and work at the centre of our analysis.…Read more

Sign saying smash the patriarchy
by Shannon Kneis  |  6th March 2020

Shannon Kneis, our Assistant Editor for Sociology, brings together a reading list of key titles to mark this year's International Women's Day.…Read more

by Judith Orr  |  29th May 2019

The new ban on abortion in Alabama takes millions of women across the US a step closer to losing fundamental rights to control their fertility. But we also have an Alabama situation on our own doorstep,: it’s called Northern Ireland. …Read more