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Women also use drugs – not that you can tell from drug policy

November 28, 2017 12.30am AEDT

Ian Hamilton and Niamh Eastwood
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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2018 YEARBOOK OF WOMEN’S HISTORY

Thank you to Arina Angermen for this information. WHN Admin.

 

Call for papers for the Yearbook of Women’s History (2018) [graag verspreiden / please distribute]

 

Building bodies: Gendered Sport and Transnational Movements

Guest editor: Marjet Derks

 

About the Yearbook

The Yearbook of Women’s History is a peer-reviewed academic annual covering all aspects of gender connected with historical research throughout the world. It has a respectable history in itself, reporting on issues concerning women and gender for 35 years. The Yearbook has addressed topics such as women and crime, women and war, and gender, ethnicity and (post)colonialism. Over …

WOMEN ATHLETES ARE STILL PUT IN SECOND PLACE AT THE OLYMPICS – IT’S TIME TO SPRINT TOWARDS EQUALITY

Author:

Laura Hills

First published in The Conversation, August 2016.

Women athletes are still put in second place at the Olympics – it’s time to sprint towards equality

Laura Hills

Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport, Brunel University London

Disclosure statement

Laura Hills receives funding from the Football Association, for research on mixed gender sport policy.

Rio 2016 is a celebration of the biggest and best achievements of men and women athletes from all parts of the globe. The Olympics have been particularly useful for showcasing the sporting prowess of women to the world. There have been a multitude of firsts

How far have women progressed in the UK construction industry?

 

Owen Goodhead, MD of Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering, which provides permanent and temporary recruitment solutions for the construction, property and engineering sectors.

The Shard London Bridge

The Shard London Bridge

 

It wasn’t so long ago that seeing a woman on a building site would have been a rare thing indeed. The industry was dominated almost entirely by men with women consigned to office-based or secretarial roles if they ventured into the arena at all.

 

The construction industry’s lack of diversity isn’t helped by the fact it has long been saddled with a poor public image. Despite lengthy positive recruitment campaigns, the …