Posted by: Julie McIntosh on Mar 01, 2012
This week's newsround includes articles on childcare, occupational segregation, and women's representation in the media.
NEWS - SCOTLAND
NEWS - UK
Financial Times - Business blog
Times Educational Supplement
The Huffington Post
Fresh business thinking
NEWS - INTERNATIONAL
The Huffington Post
The Business Case for Supplier Diversity
International Women's Day - Women in Scotland 2012 - The Big Picture
Close the Gap will be speaking at Engender's Women in Scotland 2012 Conference being held on International Women's Day Wednesday 8 March in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, 10am-4.30pm
The event is an opportunity to take part in discussions around; gender budgeting, occupational segregation, welfare reform and poverty, childcare, women in the economy and many more issues. For more details about this FREE event click on the link above.
Equality in Employment: Gender, Diversity and Inclusion in the Financial Service Sector
Thursday 8 March, London 12.30 – 16.30
The Equality and Human Rights Commission in collaboration with City HR Associates and the Financial Services Authority are holding an International Women’s Day Symposium to consider some of the challenging questions around progression and compensation of women in the finance industry.
Apprenticeships and Training Conference 2012
Thursday 29 March, Edinburgh
Emma Ritch, Project Manager at Close the Gap will be speaking at the Apprenticeship and Training Conference on gender stereotyping in educaiton and training and the impact on sustainable economic growth.
Women's History Month
Messiah College will be celebrating Women's History Month through a series of events and alternate chapels this March.
The events will reflect the 2012 national theme of "Women's Education--Women's Empowerment." The use of film, cultural celebrations and speakers will help lead discussion about the many ways women can be empowered to do the work they feel called to do, said Tatiana Diaz, director of Multicultural Programs at Messiah.