Bridging the gender gap: How men can be allies to women in STEM

Ada Lovelace is often referred to as the first computer programmer and being a woman in science, she faced a number of unique challenges. Many things have moved on since Lovelace was pioneering in her field but some of these issues for women in STEM still exist.

Protection from caste discrimination a new chapter in equality law

From 2015, caste will be regarded in law as forming part of the ‘protected characteristic’ of race within the Equality Act 2010. Workers or employees who believe they have suffered discrimination and/or harassment at the hands of their employer on account of their caste will be able to bring a race discrimination claim in the employment tribunal.

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