Nona Buckley-Irvine reports for the London School of Economics’ The Beaver on staffing inequalities:
Moves by the London School of Economics (LSE) to reduce gender inequality among staff in its ‘Single Action Plan’ are failing. A diversity report, released in 2012, details the composition of the workforce and shows the representation of males and females at the LSE.
Stark disparities in the number of women employed in senior positions still exist, particularly among Readers and Professors. Only a quarter of the positions are occupied by women, with men occupying 75 per cent of these roles. While senior lecturers have a 70:30 male to female ratio, senior management is also dominated by men, with a 65:35 imbalance.
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