July's News Roundup

The end of the month sneaked up on us in July; like an end-of-semester pop quiz on feminist economics, it was suddenly upon us and we were entirely unprepared (only kidding, we're *always* prepared for that kind of pop quiz). So, even though it's August already, we have pulled together all of the most interesting news and views of the last month for your perusal. Just in time for that Monday afternoon biscuit break you were hankering for. We'd recommend a Nice biscuit (remember those?). Go on.

In politics and business, women are usually left to clean up the mess

BACS become first payment scheme to sign charter on gender equality following the Gadhia Review

More women needed at the top: What the UK can learn from Canada

A professional’s perspective on sexism in the music industry

Scottish Government commissions research to build a picture of the role women play in agriculture across Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon’s open letter to EU citizens living in Scotland

What employment law might look like under the new Prime Minister

Equality impact assessment ‘a formality’ as UK Government moves to impose new junior doctors’ contract which will unfairly impact women

25% of current female science students will not/may not pursue a career in science - that 33,000 fewer women a year

What happened when Close the Gap and Engender visited the UN

New group set up by Scottish Government to tackle pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace

Dr Katharina Sarter awarded prestigious Rhonda Williams prize in economics

And most exciting opportunity of the month goes to:

Our friends at Engender are recruiting!

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