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DEI Hub: Sex



Diversity, equity & inclusion: sex

Sex refers to a set of biological attributes.

sexIt is primarily associated with physical and physiological features including chromosomes, gene expression, hormone levels and function and reproductive/sexual anatomy.

Gender equality is not a ‘women’s issue’ – it’s good for men too

Julia Gillard

Despite all the progress made, men still dominate positions of power. And, as a string of recent harassment scandals has shown, the behaviour of some men has had profound effects on women’s careers, their success and their lives.

The good news, is that many men are acknowledging the importance of playing their part to make gender equality a reality.


Equality laws could be changed to protect women in menopause, says MP

Alexandra Topping

Changing equality legislation to protect women going through the menopause should “not be ruled” out, according to the chair of a group of MPs leading an inquiry into discrimination on the issue.



Invisible Women: exposing data bias in a world designed for men

Caroline Criado-Perez 

Invisible Women shows us how, in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population.

It exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against women and that has created a pervasive but invisible bias with a profound effect on women's lives.

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Inferior: how science got women wrong - and the new research that's rewriting the story

Angela Saini

Shedding light on controversial research and investigating the ferocious gender wars in biology, psychology and anthropology, Angela Saini takes readers on an eye-opening journey to uncover how women are being rediscovered. She explores what these revelations mean for us as individuals and as a society, revealing an alternative view of science in which women are included, rather than excluded.

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Women focused session

Phacilitate's Advanced Theories Connect

Michael Adeniya leads the Phacilitate Women focused session

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The pay gap conundrum

Diversity Ally, The Podcast

"What gets measured, gets improved." Confused about equal pay and pay gaps? Are women and particularly women of colour really that bad at negotiating a fair salary or do biases come into play? And finally, how do organisations tackle this issue before it becomes a crisis point? 

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Ain't I a woman too?

Diversity Ally, The Podcast

In this episode, Diversity Ally discuss intersectionality, in its various forms, and feminism. Taking a closer look at themes and experiences around being a female AND black.

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The guilty feminist

Deborah Frances-White

Each week Deborah and her special guests discuss topics "all 21st century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.

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The making of...

The Female Lead

In this podcast from The Female Lead, brilliant women talk about the key moments that have made them who they are.

From massive landmarks to simple everyday inspiration - these are the plot points that have steered their stories.

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