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. 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.


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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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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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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Fawcett Society

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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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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The Female FTSE Board Report 2018 | Cranfield University

Women are still being under-represented in executive ranks, according to a new report. The report, conducted by Cranfield School of Management and sponsored by Aviva, highlights the lack of progress in improving gender diversity at the highest executive positions of FTSE 350 companies. Despite progress in female representation in non-executive board positions, the report identifies...
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From Career Woman to Working Mum | Mums Enterprise

  This is the first initiative launched as part of Mums Enterprise’s new ‘Happiness Project’ launched as part of Maternal Mental Health Awareness week. This is a campaign dedicated to supporting a happier nation. The thought provoking and sensitive report has been collated drawing on this insight of over 1,000 mums across the UK and...
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Broken Windows | CMI Women

Broken Windows shines a light on the smaller, discriminatory and sometimes accidental behaviours that continue to exist in our culture and contribute to gender inequality. CMI Women’s latest research charts employers’ current approaches to achieving gender balance and showcases the best-in-class practices that are starting to achieve real change. But it also reveals the “broken...
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