The report called for a law requiring public bodies and the boards of large corporate organisations to use quotas for a fixed period. Men were paid more than women in 7, out of 10, companies and public bodies in Britain, the figures revealed. Around one in 10 companies that should have reported on their gender pay gap had not done so a fortnight after the deadline.
T he social inequalities between men and women are increasingly questioned by women from quite diverse milieux and waging their fight in various ways. Theoretical positions and forms of struggle which a short time ago still had some credibility, and indeed some importance, have began to be transformed by the breadth of the movement, the resulting debates and analyses, and the active encounter with the labour movement and the parties of the Left. For some people, male domination in the life of our society is the sole important form of oppression and must therefore be an exclusive target of struggle.
With the results of the Gender Pay Gap showcasing a huge disparity between men and women in the workplace, we question why women are pushed aside when it comes to their career. Regardless of sex, colour and interests, we all have the same ability to perform in a professional environment, yet time and time again we witness discrimination regarding progression and pay, and the legal sector is definitely no stranger to such inequality. Traditionally being a very male-dominated industry, we hear from Sarah GoulbourneCo-Founder of gunnercookediscussing why the legal sector is still struggling to tighten the pay gap between men and women in the law.
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The related adjective is androcentricwhile the practice of placing the feminine point of view at the center is gynocentric. The term androcentrism was introduced as an analytic concept by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in a scientific debate. Perkins Gilman described androcentric practices in society and the resulting problems they created in her investigation on The Man-Made World; or, Our Androcentric Culturepublished in
Observing a troop in Gombe, Tanzania, Jane Goodall discovered that chimps have personalities, intimate relationships, and agendas. Her work and that of scientists who followed in her footsteps also taught us that chimps are a male-dominant species, prone to not-infrequent violence, with males harassing and sexually coercing lower-ranking female troop members. But our wiring looks less nasty, brutish, and bro-y if we throw over chimps in favor of another close primate relative, the bonobo.
To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. There is not a single country in the world today whose top political position is held by a woman. Although, during the last decade, women have entered fields previously barred to them, men still monopolize the key positions in government, industry and military institutions.
The History of the Culture of War. Warfare in prehistory and its usefulness The culture of war in prehistory Data from prehistory before the Neolithic Enemy images: culture or biology War and the culture of war at the dawn of history --Ancient Mesopotamia --Ancient Egypt --Ancient China --Ancient Greece and Rome --Ancient Crete --Ancient Indus civilizations --Ancient Hebrew civilization --Ancient Central American civilization Warfare and the origin of the State Religion and the origin of the State A summary of the culture of war at the dawn of history The internal culture of war: a taboo topic The evolution of the culture of war over the past 5, years: its increasing monopolization by the state Armies and armaments
I n a studio at Morley College in south Londona group of teenagers are learning how to stand. Some postures naturally convey authority; something as basic as a different way of walking can establish the impression of control. The first time a conductor meets an orchestra, first impressions are all-important; she has, after all, to persuade a large group of musicians to follow her instructions.