Women

Women

Women and the United Nations

This general section provides an overview of the relationship of Women and the United Nations (UN). See, for example, the entry about the United Nations Development Fund For Women.

The Legal History of Women

This general section provides an overview of Women in its historical context.

Legal History of Women in the Ancient Greek Law

See the main entry of this legal history topic.

The Position of Women and Equality in Ancient Rome

See the main entry of this legal history topic.

Legal History of Women in the English Common Law

See the main entry of this legal history topic here.

Legal History of Women in the Islamic Law

See the main entry of this legal history topic.

Women in Hindu Law

See the main entry of this legal history topic here.

Legal History of Women in the United States Law

See the main entry of this legal history topic here.

Women’s ‘wing’ in Election Law

Some political parties have special ‘wings’ or sections for women. This can help them to learn political skills and develop networks within a party. Women’s wings can often influence party positions, especially on issues of special concern to them. They are most effective when linked directly to party leadership and decisionmaking bodies. However, when this is not the case, women’s wings can lead to their compartmentalisation or marginalisation within the party.

Female Labour Force Participation Rate (in the Human Development Area)

In this context, Labour Force Participation Rate, Female means:

the number of women in the labour force expressed as a percentage of the female working-age population.

How Exclusive Work Climates Create Barriers for Women in Is&t, the Law and other Social Sciences

Exclusive climates are associated with negative outcomes such as feelings of anxiety. Furthermore, barriers may arise for women when they experience exclusive climates in the IS&T workplace. this topic examines several barriers women may encounter, including stereotypes, stereotype threat, the motherhood penalty, work-family conflict, and mentoring. As women are underrepresented in IS&T, recommendations for future research include building more inclusive climates in IS&T workplaces for women and mitigating the obstacles women may face while working in the field.[1]

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Notes and References

  1. Katelyn Reynoldson, Debra Major, “How Exclusive Work Climates Create Barriers for Women in IS&T” (Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th Edition, Information Resources Management Association, 2018)

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  • Election Law
  • Electoral Laws
  • Electoral Legislation

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  • Voting Right
  • Family Law
  • International Research And Training Institute For the Advancement Of Women
  • United Nations Development Fund For Women

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