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Who is the Northern Powerhouse representing? Here’s why we need a People’s Powerhouse

Who is the Northern Powerhouse representing? Here’s why we need a People’s Powerhouse

This weekend, following social media criticism which was rapidly becoming mainstream news, the organisers of the Northern Powerhouse conference and exhibition issued an apology around the lack of female panelists, vowing to do better in the future: ‘We understand the Northern Powerhouse can never fulfil its potential if we ignore half the population.’ In terms of reputation, management owning the problem, ...

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The time has come to #FaceHerFuture

Today we come together with women’s organisations and allies to launch our new Face Her Future campaign, which is about the future we want for the women and girls in ...

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EU Referendum: Vote Leave

As part of our campaign to get women's voices heard in the EU referendum debate, we asked Dreda Say Mitchell to tell us why she's voting leave, and why it ...

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EU Referendum: Vote Remain

Why should women vote to Remain in the EU this June? Monica Threlfall argues the case, as part of our campaign to get women's issues talked about in this debate ...

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A winning strategy for women’s votes?

With less than three months to go until polling day, the EU referendum campaigns are increasingly trying to win over female voters. In their latest research, ICM and the Fawcett ...

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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 ...

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Beyond Quotas

It’s been a dispiriting few weeks for women’s representation.  Outstanding women candidates for the Labour leadership, deputy leadership and London mayoral candidacy were beaten by men, compounded by no women ...

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Taking Fawcett forward

It’s the end of my first week as the new Chief Executive and I am already getting to grips with what Fawcett’s future agenda will be and how it could ...

Taking Fawcett forward
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Millicent Fawcett at the Royal Albert Hall

As the Archivist at the Royal Albert Hall, part of my job is to safeguard its records but also to make the history of this great building more accessible to members of ...

Millicent Fawcett at the Royal Albert Hall
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What sex is a Chair?

On Saturday I was introduced to the Leader and Chair of Suffolk County Council, Colin Noble. He introduced himself as the Chairman of the Council and I challenged him on ...

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