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Female caregivers in war zones need recognition and support – new research

In conflict zones around the world, women’s health and wellbeing will decline further, unless caregivers are given better state social protection, according to collaborative intercontinental research by the University of Warwick (UK) and Monash University (Australia).


New research explores contemporary Muslim girlhoods in Assam, India

A new book by Warwick sociologist Dr Saba Hussain offers new insights into the nature of educational disadvantage experienced by Muslim girls in the Assam region of India.


Leading expert on women and prison to help inform policy debate

Professor Azrini Wahidin, one of the UK’s leading figures in the study of women in prison, has been invited to offer expert insight to a conference exploring women’s experience of the criminal justice system. Professor Wahidin will be the keynote speaker at ‘Offending Women? Women's Journeys Through the Criminal Justice System,’ taking place in Manchester on Saturday 6th April.


Transforming gender relations the key to flourishing in older age, researchers say

Research by Professor Ann Stewart of Warwick Law School, supported by Dr Jennifer Lander (now at De Montfort University) into the interaction between gender and ageing in rural Kenya underpins a new discussion paper published in conjunction with HelpAge International as a resource for policymakers, international NGOs, national and local governments, and older people themselves.

Tue 11 Sep 2018, 14:04 | Tags: gender, development, Policy, age, Faculty of Social Science, Law

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

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