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.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
A national campaign to end female genital mutilation was launched in February 2017, to coincide with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Women’s Budget Group released an online resource, May Monitor, in September 2016. The project aims to track the actions of Theresa May’s Government and highlight whether they will help meet the promises made by her at the start of her premiership.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has joined forces launched Working Forward in September 2016, a new national initiative to support pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace.
Close the Gap is a partnership project working in Scotland on women’s participation in the labour market. The project works with employers, employees and policymakers to enable and encourage action to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.
In July 2016, Fawcett Society launched the #Faceherfuture campaign which focuses on several key areas of risk for women; such as women’s representation, women’s rights, the economy and women’s safety.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched their Power to the Bump campaign in May 2016. The campaign aims to highlight young mothers’ rights at work in an effort to tackle pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
What Women Want launched a new campaign in May 2016 to encourage women to share their thoughts and opinions on what they want today and in the future. What Women Want 2.0 was launched on International Women’s Day and its aim is to collate more than one million responses.
The End Violence Against Women Coalition and Imkaan launched a joint manifesto for tackling violence against women and girls for the London mayoral elections in April 2016.