In February 2011, the European Court of Justice ruled that insurers cannot charge different premiums to men and women because of their gender.
‘Exploring BME Maternal Poverty. The financial lives of ethnic minority mothers in Tyne and Wear’ is an Oxfam Research Report published in February 2011.
The WNC Legacy Document shows the important role WNC played in making sure women’s voices were heard by Government.
The Equal Love campaign aims to challenge the twin bans on gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships.
On 6 December 2010, the Fawcett Society was refused permission to challenge the legality of the government’s emergency budget.
In October 2010, the Government announced the decision to close the Women’s National Commission (WNC) with effect from 31 December.
In October 2010, Oxfam published a discussion paper on ‘A Gender Perspective on 21st Century Welfare Reform’ by Janet Veitch with assistance from Fran Bennett.
On 14 October 2010, the Government published the Public Body Review. The Equality and Diversity Forum issued a press statement in response to the publication.
On 21 September 2010, the European Commission adopted a five-year Strategy for promoting equality between women and men in Europe.
In September 2010, the Women’s Resource Centre published ‘In All Our Colours: Lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s services in the UK’.