Silvia Carrus, our resident cartoonist, warns that cakes baked by women are not necessarily feminist cakes
Guest Blogger // 30 April 2017
Kate Townshend shares her exasperation with the general election, imploring us not to buy what Theresa May is selling
Guest Blogger // 20 April 2017
Megan Stodel is furious that the government is ploughing ahead with unfair immigration and asylum tribunal court fees
Megan Stodel // 16 September 2016
New legislation criminalising coercive control is a positive step forward, writes Megan Stodel, as it strengthens and clarifies the definition of domestic abuse
Megan Stodel // 29 December 2015
You have until 6 September to complete the government's consultation on their commitment to bringing in regulations that will lead to large businesses publishing information on pay and gender; Megan Stodel outlines the background and benefits
Megan Stodel // 16 July 2015
Holly Combe has a listen to Brains of Britain and talks to Ste McCabe about DIY touring, fab feminist girls in the 1990s and coping with the divisive tactics of...
Holly Combe // 7 March 2015
Holly Combe has a listen to Brains of Britain and talks to Ste McCabe about DIY touring, fab feminist girls in the 1990s and coping with the divisive tactics of biscuit-hogging bullies in 2015 Britain
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The days of the gender pay gap are numbered...or they would be if we could actually get some numbers. Megan Stodel calls on companies to follow through with their commitments to publicise data on pay
Megan Stodel // 16 August 2014
A guest post by Ruby Lott-Lavigna about the representation of women in the House of Commons
Guest Blogger // 30 June 2014
Holly shares the details from a press release by the Thomson Reuters Foundation about their launch of a Vox Pop project featuring interviews with 25 women in post-Arab Spring countries
Holly Combe // 30 January 2013
Philippa describes how the latest changes to how disabled people are assessed will remove even more people who are unable to work from financial stability
Philippa Willitts // 17 January 2013
Asylum Aid's Russell Hargrave argues that the government must include asylum seeking women in its strategy to end violence against women and girls
Guest Blogger // 28 September 2012
Following my last post on this, spent the day at the London Family Planning Summit yesterday as a blogger for The F Word. For those of you on twitter who...
zohra // 12 July 2012
It’s sort of unbelievable that millions of women and girls around the world are having to have sex and bear children when they don’t want to. The UN and others...
zohra // 27 June 2012
Philippa reports on a protest by disability campaigners and UK Uncut yesterday against the Welfare Reform Bill, and details of a petition calling on the government to pause the progression of the Bill to review it.
Philippa Willitts // 29 January 2012
A guest post from Chrissy D looking at the arguably already two-tiered system of antenatal provision for mothers-to-be that currently exists in the UK
Guest Blogger // 3 January 2012
The UK government’s Home Office yesterday (7 December 2011) published its Transgender action plan [direct link to PDF download, 1mb]. The document describes “the specific actions we will take across...
Helen G // 8 December 2011
Sylvia Walby's book provides a comprehensive rebuttal of the notion that feminism is dead. Rachel Benson reviews this definitive account of feminism's present and future forms, and the progression of feminism into the mainstream
Rachel Benson // 7 October 2011
When David Cameron promised to form a family-friendly government, you may have got the impression he was talking about a particular and narrow type of domestic arrangement. But Milena Popova imagines how policy would change if support for all families was put at the heart of decision-making
Milena Popova // 3 October 2011
Categories: Politics and Current Affairs
The government’s rather feeble memo listing potential ways to win more female votes was leaked yesterday. Suggestions include banning all advertising aimed at children, front-loading child benefit so more is...
Laura // 14 September 2011
The Centre for Women & Democracy has published a new report examining the impact of the government’s reform agenda on women’s political power in the UK. The report examines ten...
zohra // 28 July 2011
The Poppy Project has lost a £4 million contract to support victims of sex trafficking – to the Salvation Army, and may be forced to close. A story in the...
Jess McCabe // 17 April 2011
Via email from Sian Norris: I am writing to ask you, as feminists living in the UK, to sign a letter I am writing to Cameron, Clegg, May and Featherstone,...
Helen G // 4 April 2011
Natalie Sharples is campaigns officer for No Women, No Peace., a campaign by Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS UK), a network of 14 NGOs working on women and...
Guest Blogger // 31 December 2010