“Warning bells are sounding that rights women have gained during 42 years of EU Membership could be at risk, and in some instances wiped out.” This is according to the Deeds Not Words colloquium report, published in January 2018.
To mark a 100 years since women won the right to vote and stand for Parliament, the Government have launched a £1.5 million grant scheme that will support local and community groups across England, in January 2018.
Sexism in schools is endemic – but it is not inevitable, finds a December 2017 report from UK Feminista and the National Education Union (NEU).
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
Post-16 education and training providers need to offer greater levels of support to returning students, in particular young mothers.
This is one of the recommendations from the November 2017 Young Women’s report which exposes the extent to which many young women who are out of work are isolated, with limited support networks, and struggling to get by financially.
Action for Employers is a toolkit for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.
Some of the richest places in England like West Berkshire deliver worse outcomes for their disadvantaged children than places that are much poorer like Sunderland and Tower Hamlets.
This is from the Social Mobility Commission’ annual State of the Nation, in November 2017.
The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG).
This research looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.
BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.
Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.