Close the Gap newsround (12)

This week's newsround includes articles on occupational segregation and gender stereotyping.


The Guardian

The female unemployment crisis

Female playwrights still face sexism – it's time we admitted it

Labour looks to Denmark for childcare policy

Labour's childcare plans will help families work

HR Magazine

Female-to-male management ratio across Europe is 29:71

Europe University World News

Why universities need more women at the top


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.

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