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Challenging Gender Inequality at work

Jemma and Lauren discuss gender inequality at work and how it is being tackled.

Jemma and Lauren discuss gender inequality at work and how it is being tackled.

Materials written by Dr Emma Jeanes, University of Exeter


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Further sources

Bohnet on designing a gender bias-free organisation

Harvard Implicit Association Test. Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition.

Impact of quotas on women’s progression

Bertrand M, Black S, Jensen S, Lleras-Muney A. Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labour Market Outcomes in Norway. The Review of Economic Studies. 2019;86(1):191-239. Available from:

A summary of Norway’s progress towards boosting female participation in the boardroom

Lean In circles. A site enabling the setup of ‘Circles’, small groups of women who meet regularly to learn new skills, network, and encourage each other

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