The Trades Union Congress published an analysis of official statistics from the ONS regarding the gender pay gap in October 2016. The analysis shows that women earn less than men annually at every stage in their careers. However, the gender pay gap is at its widest when a woman hits 50.
A briefing by Louise Whitfield, Deighton Pierce Glynn, was published in June 2016, entitled ‘How legislation protects women-only spaces and services: an overview’.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies published a briefing note on the gender wage gap in August 2016. The briefing note is the first output in a programme of work by the IFS seeking to understand the gender wage gap and its relationship to poverty.
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
Fair Play South West co-hosted a meeting in Taunton (along with Unison and South West TUC) in May 2016, entitled ‘What has membership of the EU done for women?’
ACAS produced guidance in April 2016 on managing sex discrimination at work. Sex discrimination is one of the most common forms of workplace prejudice, and is where employers and employees can struggle to understand the law.
The project ‘equal pacE’ provides a web tool by which companies can voluntarily identify the causes of a potential gender pay gap.
In 2015 the Council of Europe’s Gender Equality Unit published a brochure bringing together the main Council of Europe instruments on gender equality and women’s rights.
In September 2015 EVAW published ‘Ending Violence Against Women and Girls: A Guide for Schools’.
A PRT briefing published in July 2015 reveals that too many women are sent to prison every year to serve short sentences for non-violent crimes.