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29
Nov

Men sometimes confuse sexual interest and consent, study finds

A new study has found that some men confuse sexual interest with consent, and some assume that previously having sex with a woman implies consent ever after.  Published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, researchers at Binghamton University and Rush University in Chicago, conducted a study to determine factors that could predict the likelihood of...
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Motherhood
28
Nov

Having a baby reduces young women’s career prospects, study suggests

Young women with university qualifications are as likely to be unemployed as young men with no qualifications, a study has revealed. The study found that educated women were as likely to be out of work due to motherhood or lack of suitable jobs. Young Women’s Trust’s study found that motherhood has a greater impact on...
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23
Nov

Women’s top priority in life is to set up their own business and become financially independent

Women’s top priority in life is to set up their own business and become financially independent, according to a new study. The research, conducted by the Open University, found that 67 per cent of women are most driven by career and financial goals. The poll revealed a strong appetite amongst young people to own their...
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02
Nov

Third of employees regularly miss social events due to work, study reveals

New research has revealed that over one third of UK employees miss out on at least 26 social events every year. CABA has revealed that British employees miss out on roughly 26 weddings, birthdays, date nights and gym classes every year due to work. The data highlights concerns that a ‘work-life’ balance is near impossible...
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LGBT
01
Nov

One in four say same-sex couples should be ‘charged as criminals’

More than one in four people believe those in LGBT relationships should be ‘charged as criminals’, a new study has revealed. The 2017 ILGA-RIWI Global Attitudes Survey questioned the viewpoints of over 100,000 people across 77 countries worldwide regarding sexual and gender minorities. In the UK, one in six (17 per cent) of those surveyed said...
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19
Sep

Flexible working not just for mothers, says largest ever workforce study

Flexible working is not just for mothers, according to the largest review of Britain’s workforce. The study, conducted by flexible working experts Timewise, has revealed that 84 per cent of men surveyed want to or already work flexibly, compared to 91 per cent of women. It also found that nine out of ten of the...
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08
Sep

Women in ASX200 companies hold just 12 per cent of high-level roles, research finds

Women in ASX200 companies make up just 12 per cent of all high-level management roles, according to a study. It also found that only 30 per cent of senior positions in IT, legal and strategy are held by women. The study was published on Friday by Chief Executive Women, who collated the data in August...
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sexist
04
Sep

Nearly half of female HR directors think their workplaces are sexist

Research from the Young Women’s Trust has found that almost half of female HR directors believe their workplace to be sexist. A vast majority (63 per cent) of HR directors and decision-makers thought sexism was still rife in their workplaces, with that number increasing to 76 per cent among female employers. This is compared to...
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