International Women's Day: women in the workplace

IES News

8 Mar 2017

On International Women's Day 2017, IES researchers consider three current topics that have an impact on women's position in the workplace and the labour market.

Sally Wilson, Senior Research Fellow

Sally Wilson reflects on IES research into working carers and considers cultural expectations around caring roles and gender.


Rosa MarvellOlder women at work: doubly disadvantaged?

Rosa Marvell, Research Fellow

Rosa Marvell considers the experience of older women in the labour market and why we need to act to support them.


Catherine RickardAn opportunity to be bold for gender pay equality

Catherine Rickard, Senior Research Fellow

Catherine Rickard urges organisations to view gender pay reporting as an opportunity to tackle inequality and promote change.