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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 September 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 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, 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

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