Call for more women MPs as Suffragette film premieres

We need more female MPs and councillors to represent women’s views fairly, the Fawcett Society says as the film Suffragette, which celebrates the feminist fight for the right to vote, premieres ...

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Sam Smethers Welcomes The Introduction of Grandparents’ Leave

Responding to the Chancellor, George Osborne’s announcement of transferable grandparental leave, Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society said:“It is good news for families and for...

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Labour’s Gender Equality Agenda

This weekend, in Brighton, Labour’s women’s conference brings together more than 1000 women from across the Labour movement. Women from all walks of life, all ages, all parts of the country, will ...

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