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.
In May 2009, the European Women’s Lobby Centre on Violence against Women published a lobbying kit ‘Towards a Strong Convention on all Forms of Male Violence against Women’.
‘CEDAW in the UK’ by Sandra Fredman, Professor of Law at Oxford University, outlines the legal status and application of CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in the UK.
The Speaker’s Conference published its final report on 11 January 2010.
The Fawcett Society published a report in February 2010 examining the experiences of ethnic minority women as workers, offenders and victims within the criminal justice system.
In November 2009 the Government Equalities Office (GEO) published ‘Increasing Diversity on Public and Private Sector Boards’.
‘Poverty pathways: ethnic minority women’s livelihoods’ looks at why ethnic minority women as a group experience considerably higher rates of poverty than White women in the UK.
‘Lifts and Ladders: resolving ethnic minority women’s exclusion from power’ looks at why ethnic minority women are excluded from power in the UK.