This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views
Laura // 20 January 2014
There is a lot in the American press right now about women, men, paid work and gender equality in the workplace, most of which has come to my attention through...
Kendra Strauss // 1 March 2013
Laura reflects on what the Lord Rennard scandal tells us about the way sexual harassment is used by men to keep women in our place
Laura // 26 February 2013
UPDATED to add Fawcett’s response. The Fawcett Society has been refused a judicial review of the emergency budget. Fawcett was arguing that the Treasury did not carry out a gender...
Jess McCabe // 6 December 2010
UPDATE: Apparently Ken Clarke has put a correction on record that he meant to extend his concern to “acquitted” not “convicted” rapists – via @gorilerof3b No formal consultation will be...
Jess McCabe // 9 July 2010
Women will bear the brunt of three-quarters of extra taxes and benefit cuts, according to a gender audit of the Budget carried out by the House of Commons library. And...
Jess McCabe // 5 July 2010
The cuts have started, the emergency Budget is out. As Fawcett sets out the cuts are going to hit women hard. As Ceri Goddard says: Reducing women’s economic security in...
Jess McCabe // 24 June 2010
If you oppose the Tory-Liberal Democrat plan to grant anonymity to defendants in rape cases, then you may want to sign this petition calling on Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to...
Jess McCabe // 1 June 2010
The government plans to grant defendants in rape trial anonymity, according to their coalition programme for government. Details are slight, by which I mean one line saying: We will extend...
Jess McCabe // 21 May 2010
The Fawcett Society asked prospective parliamentary candidates from up and down the country these three questions. Would they: 1. Support local and national action to tackle the gender pay gap?...
Jess McCabe // 6 May 2010