Women's rights

Women and girls projects that will benefit from £15 million Tampon Tax Fund – Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Wide range of projects benefiting women and girls to receive funding over next two years

Thousands of women from across the UK will benefit from £15 million from the latest round of the Tampon Tax Fund, the Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announced today.

Financial Abuse Drop-in

Earlier this month the Women's Budget Group attended a Parliamentary drop-in on Universal Credit and Financial Abuse organised by Dr Philippa Whitford MP to promote the Private Members Bill she had raised on the issue. We were joined by Women’s Aid, Surviving Economic Abuse and the Child Poverty Action Group to share our concerns about how people could be trapped in abusive relationships by the decision to pay Univ

Exploring the Economic Impact of Brexit on Women

The first independent report looking at the economic impact of Brexit on women has today been published by the Women’s Budget Group and the Fawcett Society. The report is the first independent, gendered analysis of how we can expect Brexit to impact women differently to men

The report shows the economic impact of Brexit will hit women hard, leading to lost jobs, cuts to services and a squeeze on family budgets.

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