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Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognative skills

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills – here’s how to understand it

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Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills

This article is republished free under Creative Commons licence. It first appeared in The Conversation. WHN Admin.

 

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills – here’s how to understand it

August 15, 2017 9.16pm AEST

 

Author

  1. Magdalena Zawisza

Magdelena Zawisza

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University

Disclosure statement

Magdalena Zawisza has received funding from Leverhulme/British Academy.

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Anglia Ruskin University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK.

 

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Abstracts from presentations for the 2017 WHN Conference

 

 

 

 

Caitriona Beaumont

 

‘Women and the Wider World: The National Council of Women of Great Britain, female activism and the international campaign for peace, 1918 to 1939’

 

In 1918 the National Union of Women Workers joined the International Council of Women (ICW) and changed its name to the National Council of Women of Great Britain and Ireland (NCW). Despite Martin Pugh’s assertion that the NCW ‘was too widely drawn to be really coherent’ (Pugh: 2000, p. 69) the contribution of the NCW to the women’s movement in twentieth century Britain has now been recognised (Beaumont: 2013). Acting

Abstracts from presentations to be given at the 2017 WHN Conference

Geraldine Perriam

 

Women and the Wider World – Paper Proposal

From London Docks to Leningrad: The Provincial Lady travels to Russia

 

 

E.M. Delafield is best known for her fiction, particularly the Diary of a Provincial Lady series.  In 1937, Delafield published a work of non-fiction: Straw Without Bricks (Macmillan, London), an account of her travels to, and in, the newly-formed USSR and her work in a commune, among other things.  Delafield’s alter ego, the Provincial Lady, wrote primarily about domestic life in a rural community.  Despite having some mobility, the Provincial Lady was essentially a character embedded in domestic life.

Abstracts from the papers to be presented at the 2017 WHN Conference

Some abstracts from the papers to be presented at the 2017 WHN Conference appear below. Further abstracts will be posted.

 

 

Carol Coles 

Independent researcher

What Hilda did next

 

In this paper I will be considering the post War lives of the women who served with the Stobart Unit between April and December 1915, for many of whom this was only one period of their War Service. What did the end of the War mean for these women who had developed and enhanced their professional skills in the remote regions of southern and eastern Europe ? The increasing