by Simonetta Longhi
In the UK, as in many other countries, ethnic minorities are paid on average less than the white British majority. Although the exact magnitude of the difference varies across studies due to the use of different data and methodology, the patterns are rather consistent. Continue reading
Sarah Womack is former political correspondent and social affairs correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, with a particular interest in women’s issues and social science.
Here she writes about International Women’s Day, and how ESRC research contributes to its 2017 campaign theme #BeBoldForChange
There’s a fascinating piece of social history that goes like this; in the beautiful coastal outpost that is Aldeburgh, Suffolk, three young women gather in 1860 to plot their careers. One said she would become Britain’s first female doctor. One would pursue the right of women to go to university.
The third, only 13 at the time, would press for women to have the vote. Continue reading