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Open letter to Lisa Nandy from Woman’s Place UK

Open letter to Lisa Nandy from Woman’s Place UK

What are your commitments to women and to girls? Dear Lisa Nandy, I write on behalf of the feminist...

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Old-fashioned views mean nurses underpaid

Old-fashioned views mean nurses underpaid

‘Old-fashioned’ perceptions persist of nursing as a job carried out by women for whom caring is...

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Petition: to end zero hours contracts

Petition: to end zero hours contracts

Define ‘flexible’ and ‘choice’. At the last count around 900,000 people were on zero...

Wanted: corporate accountability legislation

A voluntary approach to promoting business respect for human rights and the environment has proven insufficient. Over...

Wanted: corporate accountability legislation
posted on: Dec 9, 2019 | author: Campaigns

UK women with HIV report: action needed

We need to design evidence-based interventions and services to prevent inequalities in the care of women with HIV. In...

UK women with HIV report: action needed
posted on: Dec 5, 2019 | author: Campaigns

We want answers about the HRT shortage

Who is taking responsibility for this crisis? According to government figures, around 360,000 prescriptions of HRT for...

We want answers about the HRT shortage
posted on: Dec 5, 2019 | author: Campaigns

Better for Women: report

“It is important we provide a comprehensive health service for girls and women throughout their lives.” A...

Better for Women: report
posted on: Dec 4, 2019 | author: Campaigns

Help end the ‘rough sex’ defence

In the last five years, this defence was successful in nearly half of the killings that went to trial. So far 59 UK...

Help end the ‘rough sex’ defence
posted on: Dec 4, 2019 | author: Campaigns

What working mothers still need

“Clearly, childcare has not been treated as a national priority.” The Young Women’s Trust has called on...

What working mothers still need
posted on: Dec 3, 2019 | author: Campaigns

Ratify ILO Convention 190

States have a responsibility to promote a ‘general environment of zero tolerance’ to gender-based violence. The...

Ratify ILO Convention 190
posted on: Dec 2, 2019 | author: Campaigns

Manifesto for health of women and girls out

“We urge the next government to prioritise the health of our girls and women throughout their lives.” The...

Manifesto for health of women and girls out
posted on: Dec 2, 2019 | author: Campaigns

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