‘I’m no criminal,’ a report launched in July 2017 by nia, which outlines the legal and policy context in the UK surrounding prostitution.
Just 4% of local councils in England have a formal maternity, paternity or parental leave policy in place for councillors, finds a July 2017 Fawcett Society report.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
Think Business, Think Equality (developed by Close the Gap) have in June 2017 launched an online self-assessment tool for small and medium businesses to find out how their business can benefit from improved gender diversity.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
In a June 2017 article for Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr criticises the lack of female voices as UK negotiations with the EU begin.
A report on hate crime in Scotland 2016-17 has been published by Scotland’s prosecution service.
The Fawcett Society has, with other women’s organisations, issued an open letter to the Prime Minister on abortion rights.
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has ruled that Ireland’s abortion laws have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment (June 2017).
11 women’s charities and networks have created a website with a full rundown of the most important issues facing women in the June 2017 general election.