MPs say public services and the law are failing millions of women

MPs and charities say the views and experiences of women of colour are largely hidden when it comes to public services and policymaking. A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sex Equality, supported by Young Women’s Trust and the Fawcett Society, Invisible Women, shows that black and ethnic minority women are overlooked by mental health and employment support services, which are failing to meet their needs. This is due to a lack of data on their experiences and exclusion from policymaking. 

Why Women Report 2018

'Why Women 2018' provides current, robust evidence of the value and effectiveness of women’s organisations. It updates the original why women? campaign, which was launched in November 2006 to highlight the importance of women’s organisations. This research is for the benefit of policy and decision makers, funders, women’s organisations, and other interested audiences. 

Government response to petition to consult with women on proposed gender identity changes

This is a government response to a recent petition about consulting with women on proposals to enshrine self-declared gender identity in law.

"The Government has not yet decided whether or not to introduce a self-declaration model, and will not change the Equality Act 2010 provisions which support organisations to run single sex services.

Sounds of the Tyne

28 Jun 2018 - 19:00
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