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Gender resources for individuals

Gender (including gender reassignment) is one of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. ICAEW has collated these resources and information to support its members.

Of women in the 21st century


In this podcast for the RSA, Shadow Attorney General, Shami Chakrabarti, argues that gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet, and proposes a new way forward.

Member profile: Jean Stephens

Economia 08-03-2013

As part of economia's coverage for International Women’s Day 2013, it published this interview with Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM. The interview covers her career path, and asks what she believes might hold women back in their careers. Stephens says: "We need to change the corporate mindset."

Times up! A movement for change


This podcast from the RSA discusses where this powerful movement will go next. The panel, includes: Laura Bates, bestselling author and founder of the Everyday Sexism project; Helen Pankhurst, author and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst; Ayesha Hazarika, Political Commentator and Comedian and Sophie Walker, Founding Leader of the Women’s Equality Party.

Member profile: Nutan Wozencroft

Economia 28-08-2014

Taking risks on her career path allowed Nutan Wozencroft to pursue her interest in sustainable development. In August 2014, she tells economia how her role as chief financial officer at Unesco is a fascinating step on her journey.

Getting women on boards

Economia 04-03-2015

Getting more women into the top level of companies’ governance is a sensitive subject. In this economia article from March 2015, Helen Roxburgh looks at whether it should be done, and discovers which countries are doing it best.

Inspiring women in international development

Economia 22-09-2014

In September 2014, economia looked at the work of the non-profit organisation Accounting for International Development (AfID). It describes how the charity has encountered hundreds of women whose talent and continued commitment has changed lives.

Want more women in top positions? Provide them with more flexibility at work

Economia 24-08-2017

Following the BBC report in August 2017, which revealed the disparities between men and women’s earnings, Heejung Chung argued in this economia article that this shouldn't have been a surprise. Chung, a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Kent, outlined the reasons for this disparity and how it can be tackled.

Sexual harassment at work


According to a report commissioned by the TUC and Everyday Sexism Project, more than half of women, and nearly two-thirds of women aged 18-24 years old, have experienced sexual harassment at work. Here CABA outlines what can constitute sexual harassment and provides information on what you can do and the support available.

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