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Turning back the clock? Employment rights after Brexit

Over the last 20 years, the UK has become a leader in creating an employment culture that promotes work-family balance and assists working parents. The fourth Warwick Brexit Briefing on Employment examines how Brexit may risk a return to parents and carers becoming trapped in flexible jobs with fewer rights than full-time, permanent workers, and see men and women returning to entrenched gender roles.

 

Thu 07 December 2017, 10:48 | Tags: gender, Brexit, Institute for Employment Research, women, research, work, Law

Living in a ‘war zone’ linked to delivery of low birthweight babies

Mums-to-be living in war zones/areas of armed conflict are at heightened risk of giving birth to low birthweight babies. However the evidence for any impact on the rate of other complications of pregnancy is less clear. That’s the findings of a review of the available evidence conducted by the University of Warwick and published in the online journal BMJ Global Health.


Evidence of Midlife Suicide among Females in Western Society

New research from the University of Warwick documents modern international evidence of a midlife peak in suicide risk

Wed 31 May 2017, 09:18 | Tags: gender, Health, social sciences, CAGE, women, sociology, Economics, Pscyhology, death, age

Warwick researcher one of first women to receive Suffrage Science award in maths and computing on Ada Lovelace Day 2016

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 at Bletchley Park, Professor Jane Hutton from the University of Warwick’s Department of Statistics, will become be one of the first women to receive a new Suffrage Science in maths and computing award. The awards, being made on Ada Lovelace Day, launch a new initiative to celebrate women

Mon 10 October 2016, 08:02 | Tags: gender, Statistics, women, Mathematics

New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

New research shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ask.

Tue 06 September 2016, 10:25 | Tags: gender, equality, Business, Employment, Economics and Finance

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