In October 2011, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published an update on the Coalition Government’s pledge to promote gender equality on the boards of listed companies.
In October 2011, the Department for Work and Pensions published a report on maternity and paternity rights and women returners.
In September 2011, the Equality and Human Rights Commission responded to the OSCE/ODIHR survey on ‘Women’s Rights, Gender Equality and National Human Rights Institutions’.
In September 2011, the Government launched the ‘Think, Act, Report’ initiative, aimed at improving transparency on gender equality issues in the private and voluntary sector.
Published on 17 August 2011 by the EHRC, ‘Sex & Power 2011’ shows a continuing trend of women being passed over for top jobs in Britain.
The 30% Club is a group of chairmen voluntarily committed to bringing more women onto UK corporate boards.
A report by UN Women shows that in many countries of the world, the rule of law still rules women out.
The Government submitted the UK’s 7th Periodic Report on implementation of the Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW) to the UN on 10 June 2011.
On 6 June 2011, the Government published the final report of the Bailey Review of the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood.
‘Bearing the brunt, leading the response. Women and the global economic crisis’ was published by the TUC in March 2011.