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Gender Reports

In this section, you will find some of the latest gender research and statistics from leading organisations. You can also find research on the gender balancing within corporate companies, technology, the pipeline and future growth of women in the workplace and business. We have created this section to supply you all of the essential resources and reports in one place to allow you more time to research for yourself and understand how women are progressing globally.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

Navex Global sexual harassment featured
12
Apr

Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace | Navex Global

Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® highlighted research today finding more than 44 per cent of UK business directors have never received training on workplace harassment, and 21 per cent have only received one training session, according to the report. Twenty-eight per cent of the UK non-managerial level workforce have either...
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Speak Up Bringing More Women's Voices to Tech Conferences featured
13
Mar

Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences

New research conducted by Ensono, reveals the stigma that women face at technology conferences.  The report, “Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences”, which interviewed 500 women in tech in the US and UK, uncovers women’s experiences and attitudes toward the representation of women in tech. It found, for example, that: One in...
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Founders4School, women-led businesses featured
08
Mar

Women-led businesses are driving force of the UK economy

Women-led businesses contributed a sensational £27.3 billion in turnover to the UK economy over the course of 2018, a research report by ed-tech charity Founders4Schools shows. The report, which maps performance of
the fastest-growing women-led businesses across the UK, with a turnover of £1 million to £250 million, reveals that 44 per cent of women-led businesses...
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Hampton Alexander Ftse Women Leaders featured
10
Feb

Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders

As 2018 draws to a close, there has never been more visibility in business on the lack of women in leadership. Companies addressing gender imbalance, as part of the drive to align corporate purpose to changing societal expectations, are building the greatest trust in their stakeholders. Rising public awareness and grass-roots focus from employees, will...
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07
Feb

WeAreTheCity launches Gender Networks survey results in partnership with EY

Gender Networks (formerly the Network of Networks) was founded in 2009 by Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity. The purpose of Gender Networks was to create a forum for internal women’s networks, chairs and co-chairs to share network best practice, seek opportunities to leverage ideas and share challenges. In 2017, Gender Networks became a...
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29
Nov

Breaking the Silence: Ending online violence and abuse against women’s rights activists

Over the last thirty years women’s rights organisations, activists and feminists have used information and communication technologies, including the internet and social media, to access and share critical information on their rights, organise and mobilise for activism and engage in advocacy. However, despite these benefits and potential to support women’s rights and movement-building globally, these...
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Fawcett Society
07
Nov

Strategies for Success: Women’s Experience of Selection & Election in UK Parliament | Fawcett Society

In the month of the 100-year anniversary of women winning the right to stand as MPs, the most comprehensive study of its kind, published today by the Fawcett Society finds that women face obstacles at every stage on the way to Parliament, particularly from ‘gatekeepers’ within the political parties. The report, Strategies for Success: women’s...
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Business in the Community featured
12
Sep

Equal Lives in partnership with Santander | Business in the Community

Equal Lives reveals that men and women have very similar attitudes and desires in relation to balancing work and caring responsibilities. During 2018, over 10,000 employees told us about their experiences, attitudes and aspirations in relation to balancing professional employment with personal caring responsibilities for both children and adults. Equal Lives shows that caring responsibilities...
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