Colette Fagan, Nina Teasdale and Helen Norman, University of Manchester (UK)
As the 2017 International Women's Day global theme calls on us to "be bold for change," Professor Colette Fagan, Dr. Nina Teasdale and Dr. Helen Norman from the University of Manchester (UK) take stock of the UK’s gender-related policy measures. They argue that progress towards gender equality has been uneven and often too slow, and there is a risk that the long-established gender rights and gender equality machinery will be weakened or stripped away following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal on "Missing Voices on Meaningful Relationships in Time and Space" (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.
Carrie Oelberger, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
The Gender Policy Report is a non-partisan and multidisciplinary effort, housed at the University of Minnesota, to produce and disseminate timely gender-focused analyses of emerging federal policy proposals based on the best insights from scholarly research. We hope it will become an important source of informatio
This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business related to the Family Enterprise Research Conference to be held in Asheville, North Carolina on June 8-10, 2017. The aim of the special issue is to broaden discussions on succession, immigrant, and gender issues in family business. The issue's guest editors are Dianne H.B.
"Many female physicians who choose to have children are fighting an uphill battle. The current model of medical education and training, after all, was designed exclusively for men more than a century ago. It consists of a rigid curriculum with a tight timeline for rotations, boards, and fellowships, to say nothing of the 80-hour duty weeks and, at times, punishing schedules. But is that the best way to fill the ranks of tomorrow's clinicians? When our structure for minting new doctors imposes hardships on almost half the people going through it, is it their fault -- or the system's?"