Vote on 12th December - Make Your Voice Heard at the Ballot Box

The government have called a general election for Thursday 12 December.

Get ready to vote. We #TrustInWomen to use this election to make their voices heard.

How to register to vote 

If you haven't voted before, make sure you are registered by Monday 25 November.

Domestic Abuse Bill

This week attention returns to the Domestic Abuse Bill but, with the newly called upcoming election, the future of the Bill once again is in jeopardy. UK Says No More says:

  • We want to ensure the voices of children who experienced domestic abuse are heard
  • Write to your MP

For advice and support go to

Secretary of Health faces legal challenge over charging destitute migrant women for NHS maternity care – Maternity Action

The charity Maternity Action has launched a legal challenge to the Government’s policy of charging destitute migrant pregnant women £7,000 or more to access NHS maternity care. The claim also challenges the charging of other groups of migrant women, including those who have suffered gender-based violence and the wider group of destitute migrant women and their children who are awaiting an outcome on their immigration applications from the Home Office.

14 November 2019 ~ Equal Pay Day Badge – show solidarity with women – Fawcett Society

Every year the Fawcett Society marks Equal Pay Day, the day from which women effectively stop earning relative to men. This year, the day falls on November 14th.

We’re asking all our supporters to show solidarity with women who are experiencing pay discrimination by wearing one of our ‘Equal Pay’ pin badges.

This special edition 50th anniversary edition comes in gold and cream, and is only available on The Fawcett Society shop.

WHiST Festive Fayre

7 Dec 2019 - 10:30
WHiST, Salus House, Mile End Road, NE33 1TA South Shield


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