Close the Gap Newsround (8)

This weeks newsround includes articles from the Herald Scotland, The Guardian and others. Topics include occupational segregation, gender stereotyping and poverty.


Herald Scotland

Female professorships reveal 'glass ceiling' at universities With a quote from Close the Gap


The Guardian

Campaign to get more women on BBC's Today programme

Typing-It's complicated

Profile of Sheryl Sandberg Facebook COO

The welfare reform bill will erode women's financial independence

Boy raised without gender stereotypes

The woman's part: is single-sex casting sexist?


Celluloid Ceiling: Women Comprised Only 5% of Directors in 2011

Civil Society Media

Reinforced glass ceiling in the voluntary sector

Age UK

Women more likely to be poor in old age

Huffington Post

Why women should become mentors


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.

UK Resource Centre for Women in SET

UK Resource Centre for Women in SET are hosting workshops on Women's Enterprise in TV. There are various dates and venues in February and March.

Inspiring Women's Enterprise in TV - One day Workshop

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