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’.
On 2 September 2010, the EHRC and the British Chambers of Commerce published a quick and easy guide to help employers ensure they comply with equal pay laws.
On 30 July 2010, the Fawcett Society filed papers with the High Court seeking a Judicial Review of the government’s recent emergency budget.
In July 2010, End Violence Against Women (EVAW) produced a briefing on the Government’s proposals to provide for the anonymity of rape defendants.
In 2010, Rights of Women published ‘Measuring up’, a report on UK compliance with international commitments on violence against women in England and Wales.