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Allow children and young people to play and learn without being constrained by narrow stereotypes - expert comment

Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick, comments on children’s play and gender stereotyping in schools following the Church of England issuing new guidelines today.

Mon 13 November 2017, 11:18 | Tags: Children, Church of England, wellbeing, Expert comment, Sociology, Education, Gender

Three new star wars films - expert comment from Zoe Shacklock

Zoe Shacklock from the University of Warwick’s Department of Film and Television Studies comments on the announcement of three new Star Wars films.

Fri 10 November 2017, 11:48 | Tags: Expert comment, Film & Television, Culture

Prof Vera Troeger comments on the Fawcett Society's report on the gender pay gap

Vera Troeger, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on the Fawcett Society’s report on the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day.

 

Fri 10 November 2017, 11:11 | Tags: Economics, Expert comment, Policy, workers, Women, Gender

Advances for women in Saudi Arabia motivated by economics not women’s rights: Expert comment

The decisions to allow Saudi women to attend sports events for the first time comes soon after the repeal of the ban on women’s driving and are examples of how the Saudi authorities are trying to liberalize Saudi society. However, their aim is to improve Saudi Arabia’s economy and reduce dependency on the oil sector, says Dr Nicola Pratt, Reader in International Politics of the Middle East from the Univesrity of Warwick.

Mon 30 October 2017, 14:10 | Tags: Expert comment, Middle East, Politics and International Studies, Women

What's next for Spain and Catalonia? Expert comment

"This could be a risky move by Madrid, and there's all to play for," says Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Head of the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Mon 30 October 2017, 13:10 | Tags: Politics, Centre for modern languages, Expert comment, Europe, Spain

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