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Health Equity in England - the Marmot Review 10 years on - impact on North East women

The Marmot Review - Ten Years On demonstrates the extent of health inequality in the UK, and how women lliving in disadvantaged areas are most affected. Female life expectancy declined in the most deprived 10 percent of neighbourhoods between 2010-12 and 2016-18 and there were only negligible increases in male life expectancy in these areas.

Are the Equality Act 2010 and CEDAW working for the women’s voluntary & community sector in England?

In March 2019, the CEDAW Committee published a set of recommendations on how the UK could better protect and promote women's rights. The UK and devolved governments have until 2023 to implement these recommendations before they must report back to the UN on progress made, although three overarching recommendations and one surrounding Brexit must be reported on in 2021.

Can Free Trade Agreements help secure gender equality and social justice?

It is now clear that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union at the end of January. It’s more important than ever to talk about how to centre gender equality and social justice in international trading arrangements.

Trade is highly political. Its effects are felt by women in multiple roles: as consumers, producers, workers, users of public services and, providers of unpaid care work. The government has made a commitment to gender equal trade policy but what does this mean in practice? How can we ensure trade agreements benefit women here and around the world.

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