The 2019 Modern Families Index (pdf) reveals that parents working part time (most of whom are women) have just a 21% chance of being promoted within the next three years, compared to 45% for their full-time counterparts.
Through their frontline work, Rights of Women have witnessed the devastating impacts that the cuts to legal aid enacted by LASPO have had on the ability of women survivors of violence and abuse to obtain safety and justice.
They have produced a February 2019 report (pdf) which analyses the accessibility of the scheme for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse.
‘Despite experiences of contact with multiple services, in many cases the lack of information, inadequate risk assessment, and multi-agency work, means that many women continue to fall through the gaps, remaining invisible.’ This is from a January 2019 report (pdf) from Agenda, AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) and the Lloyds Bank Foundation. The report examines …
Women’s Budget Group (WBG) is recruiting a public affairs officer on a two-year contract, in London. The deadline for applications is 8 March 2019.
An intersectional analysis of Brexit suggests that Black British children are the forgotten victims of the decision to leave the EU. Due to the nationality of their primary carer, their rights as British and EU citizens have been pushed aside in the Brexit negotiations by both the European Commission and the UK government.
Professor Iyiola Solanke from the University of Leeds discusses the forgotten Zambrano Families for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.
Date: 7 March 2019
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: Disqus Suite, Unite the Union, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road 128 Theobald’s Road, London WC1X 8TN
Join the Women’s Budget Group as they launch their new report on the impact of cuts to local government funding on women.
Home Office data from 2018 showed a noticeable increase in hate crimes recorded by the police across all monitored strands.
This is according to the February 2019 report (pdf) from the APPG on hate crime.
Date: 13 March 2019
Location: Churchill Building, Handbridge Campus, University of Chester, Queen’s Park Road, Chester CH4 7AD
The Young Women’s Trust and the University of Chester invite you to their ‘Positive Action at Work?’ conference.
The Government has produced a January 2019 response (pdf) to the domestic abuse consultation and draft Domestic Abuse Bill.
The government has committed to introduce a Domestic Abuse Bill, which will provide a once-in-a generation opportunity to transform the response to this terrible crime.
The Department for business, energy and industrial strategy is seeking views on extending redundancy protection for women and new parents.
The deadline for responses is 5 April 2019.