Gender Equality

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women
Violence Against Women

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women

The £50million women’s safety app proposed last year was backed by home secretary Priti Patel but criticised by campaigners.

A Twitter bot is sharing gender pay gaps of companies posting about International Women’s Day
International Women's Day

A Twitter bot is sharing gender pay gaps of companies posting about International Women’s Day

Many companies are swiftly deleting their tweets after being called out by the Gender Pay Gap Bot.

Government has made ‘scant progress’ towards gender equality in Westminster
Gender Equality

Government has made ‘scant progress’ towards gender equality in Westminster

The Fawcett Society also found that women of colour are missing entirely from the highest roles in sectors across society.

Why climate change hits women harder than men
Environment

Why climate change hits women harder than men

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers
Music

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers

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Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween
Culture

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution
Politics

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution

Violence ‘a universal issue’ for women, says study
News

Violence ‘a universal issue’ for women, says study

A year of lockdowns has damaged gender equality – but we can turn the tide
Opinion

A year of lockdowns has damaged gender equality – but we can turn the tide

Need some Pay Gap Filler? Gender equality charity opens (spoof) online store
Social Justice

Need some Pay Gap Filler? Gender equality charity opens (spoof) online store

Fawcett Society: Use Covid-19 opportunity to push for gender equality
Social Justice

Fawcett Society: Use Covid-19 opportunity to push for gender equality

‘It’s our duty to dismantle film’s gender pay gap for women of the future’
Opinion

‘It’s our duty to dismantle film’s gender pay gap for women of the future’

Adverts which show ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ are now banned
Social Justice

Adverts which show ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ are now banned

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Freda Hodgson: “You go off to your war, we will run your firms”
Social Justice

Freda Hodgson: “You go off to your war, we will run your firms”

My century of feminism: what lies ahead for the next wave of women’s rights
Opinion

My century of feminism: what lies ahead for the next wave of women’s rights

Meet the matchwomen who paved the way for the suffragettes
Social Justice

Meet the matchwomen who paved the way for the suffragettes

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