Women’s votes?

// 20 April 2005

For anyone agonising over how to vote in the upcoming elections, the Fawcett Society has put together a neat booklet comparing the main parties’ policies on issues of concern to women.

The news is good (a bit), with all of the parties offering some policies aimed at addressing women’s concerns. However, only one party makes any mention of violence against women (Labour), and no party mentions cutting women’s poverty. Also, no party has pledged support of compulsory equal pay audits for all employers.

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