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Face Coverings (Prohibition) Bill – Notes from the Second Reading

Anna Jobe is a third year PhD student at Durham Law School. Her thesis research concerns the regulation of religious symbols.

“I do not know what the definition of ‘draconian’ is, but it certainly does not sound very good, and I am sure that it does not apply to my Bill.” 1,862 more words

Human Rights

Gender Neutrality in ICT4D

It is well established that, properly planned and implemented, ICTs can help improve educational outcomes for youth and also empower girls. They help increase access to information, improve communication, and allow for new methods of learning. 274 more words


EEOC Equal Pay Directed Investigation

Recently I attended a presentation given by Shirley Richardson, the Deputy Director for the EEOC – Memphis District. Ms. Richardson focused on the EEOC’s current Strategic Initiatives. 196 more words

Employment Law

Assessing the Gender Gap in the Film Industry

IMDb, the Internet Movie Database is a massive resource, offering a unique picture of the global film industry. The IMDb list of Actors and Actresses is one of the many databases that we’ve used to evaluate how accurate our Gendre API is in… 655 more words


The Gender Gap

It never ceases to amaze me how topics in my classes overlap despite the courses being so dissimilar. Yesterday, my seminar on women’s psychology and my PR strategy class intersected at a very interesting topic: the gender gap. 455 more words

Unequal Pay: For Women Only - Part Two (There really is a Part One.)

I agreed in Part One of this essay that there may be a small average pay difference of five percentage points between employed American women and men. 2,132 more words

Socio-Political Essays

"A girl should be seen, not heard..."

I grew up hearing this statement.

When I asked my mother why I could not express myself, she would say, “In our culture, girls have to be ladylike.” I hated this word and the ‘ladylike’ behavior that I had to possess one hundred percent of the time. 532 more words

Gender Equality