This week's newsround includes articles on occupational segregation, equal pay, women and work and gender stereotyping.
NEWS - IWD
International Women's Day highlights hurdles obstructing equality
International Women's Day: 10 facts
On International Women's Day, what should we be fighting for?
This year let's celebrate … Indian women being more visible than ever
This year let's celebrate … a new energy and spirit among UK feminist activists
This year let's celebrate … more dad time for kids in Norway
NEWS - SCOTLAND
Businesswoman backs female boardroom quotas
Woman of Influence short list announced
FMQ’s: Salmond under fire over number of women out of work
Women's Enterprise Scotland
RBS Index Of Women-Owned Business is launched with Women's Enterprise Scotland
Reprieve for Scottish Resource Centre for Women in SET
NEWS - UK
We've stopped worrying about gender issues, says female BBC boss
Speed mentoring for women
Are there parallels between professional services and HE?
Gender bias in books journalism remains acute, research shows
Donor policies fail to bring real and sustained change for women
Women make gains in boardrooms worldwide, but US still lags behind
Women in the arts: some questions
Channel 4 and Sky News sign the equality pledge – but what about the BBC?
Revealed: The best and worst places to be a woman
Cockermouth woman's award for engineering work
European Commission launches public consultation on boardroom diversity quotas
Female executives earn 22% less than male colleagues in some European countries - UK gap is 9%, finds Mercer
European Equal Pay Day: employers urged to tackle gender gap
Germany lags Europe on gender pay gap
Female executives earn less than men across Europe, study reveals
EU considers compulsory gender quotas for boardrooms
HiFX - The Financial Latest
Women in the EU earn 16.4% less than men, study finds
Women in finance lose 42% of pay packet in gender gap
IWD-What is the status for women it comes to eqaulity in the workplace?
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.
Scottish Wpmen's Convention: Women and Their Vote
Thursday 5th April 2012, 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Menzies Hotel, 27 Washington Street, Glasgow G3 8AZ
This lively and interactive event will look at issues around the difference voting can make to the lives of women. A manifesto will also be launched, reflecting the key issues for women in advance of the Local Government elections in May. A light buffet and refreshments will be provided. If you would like to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0141 248 8186.