The Great Debate UK

Pop culture and media messages keep women down

By Sharon Mavin
February 25, 2010

mavin Professor Sharon Mavin is Associate Dean (Research) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.––

Time to break the silence on injustices against women

By Giselle Portenier
February 24, 2010

gisellportenierGiselle Portenier is an  award-winning documentary filmmaker who focuses on human rights abuses around the world and a member of the Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival committee. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.

Workplace bullying: the dark side of organisational life

By Linda Alker
February 24, 2010

Linda_AlkerDr Linda Alker is a princpal lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.  Her areas of expertise include organisational change, leadership and workplace stress. The opinions expressed are her own. –

Second time lucky for Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

February 24, 2010

kiranSetting up Biocon, Asia’s largest biotechnology firm, was not a straightforward task for the woman who is now India’s wealthiest businesswoman.

Tax year end – are you ready?

February 23, 2010

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Rachel Mason is public relations manager at independent financial service providers Fair Investment Company.The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.

Aiming for leadership equality in the UK

By Margi Gordon
February 23, 2010

MargiGordonMargi Gordon is director of tailored programmes at Roffey Park Institute – a provider of Leadership and Management courses. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.

All merit is equal – but some merit is more equal

February 17, 2010

Savita_Kumra– Dr. Savita Kumra is a senior lecturer at Brunel Business School. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.

Women doctors must push for leadership roles

February 16, 2010

Shelley Ross

Dr. Shelley Ross is Secretary-General of the Medical Women’s International Association, a non-governmental organisation representing women doctors from all continents. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.

Battle for key professional roles ongoing for women

February 11, 2010

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Angela Eagle is Minister of State for Pensions and Ageing Society. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.-

The meeting of young minds

February 10, 2010

IMG01410-20100209-1350A sedate group of more than 1,000 young people brought together in London to discuss socio-political issues makes a sharp contrast to those who challenge the status quo via demonstrations, rallies and picket lines.