Category Archives: glass ceiling

Men Only Sports Club – unacceptable!

This post is not as contemporary as some I write, but was away last week, so I hope you will excuse the slight belatedness of this comment, which once again uses sport as its stimulus. I have kept it deliberately … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – is it a day for celebration or reflection?

Is 8 March a day for a wider social celebration? For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you will know that I often find myself taking the side of women against the discrimination they face in … Continue reading

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The Glass Ceiling – whose face doesn’t fit?

This week Lord Davies will be reporting on gender equality in the board room and as a precursor to its publication, the Institute of Leadership and Management has published the finding of its research on the glass ceiling. They make … Continue reading

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The Media Response – more about sexism in sport

This is the first time I have followed up one blog entry with another on the same subject, but I think it is worthy of a continued comment. I was stunned by the response in the media to the Andy … Continue reading

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Who Sits in the Front – A Story of Gender Inequality?

How much of the contemporary workplace difficulties faced by women have their roots in the question “who sits in the front”. We, boys and girls growing up, seem to be told that women should know their place – a passenger to their husband’s driving and deferring the front seat to their sons. Perhaps the glass ceiling was developed in the car. Continue reading

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