Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
In a June 2017 article for Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr criticises the lack of female voices as UK negotiations with the EU begin.
A report on hate crime in Scotland 2016-17 has been published by Scotland’s prosecution service.
The Fawcett Society has, with other women’s organisations, issued an open letter to the Prime Minister on abortion rights.
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has ruled that Ireland’s abortion laws have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment (June 2017).
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.
Liz Shannon – our Parliamentary and Policy Advisor – shares the latest update on our Brexit work, including a background briefing.
End Violence Against Women has published a May 2017 manifesto, outlining priorities for ending violence against women and girls in the UK.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.