Fawcett in the media

Any posts about Fawcett appearances in the Press, TV, Radio etc.

Sexist Pricing: Fawcett comments on Tesco’s decision to cut the price of women’s razors

Supermarket chain Tesco has cut the price of women's disposable razors to match that of a similar product for men. Previously, Tesco was charging twice as much for a packet of women's razors compared with ones for men.The decision is a victory for the Fawcett Society and other campaigners who have demanded an end to sexist pricing on the high street.Commenting ...

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The Times reveals ‘sexist surchange’

Today's front page of The Times reveals that there is a large discrepancy between what men and women are charged for everyday products on the hight street. The investigation found ...

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Should employers pay for women to freeze their eggs?

BBC News - 15 October A recent story by NBC news revealed that Facebook helps their female employees in the US to pay for the cost of freezing their eggs, while Apple is ...

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Should employers pay for women to freeze their eggs?

Strictly’s Gregg Wallace slammed after he claims women presenters would ‘never work’ on Masterchef

Strictly's Gregg Wallace has slammed women presenters - saying they could never work on MasterChef. The TV star host has angered female fans after claiming his hit BBC One cookery series wouldn’t ...

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Strictly’s Gregg Wallace slammed after he claims women presenters would ‘never work’ on Masterchef

Low-paid women firmly shut out of the recovery

Progress, 11 September 2014 Dr Eva Neitzert The facts are clear, unemployment is falling and there is an emerging recovery in the British economy. But new research from Fawcett shows that for ...

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Low-paid women firmly shut out of the recovery

Women working in low paid, insecure or temporary roles on the rise

Since 2008, nearly a million more women have been forced to take low paid work. Of these women, 10% are being forced to access pay day loans and one in ...

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Women working in low paid, insecure or temporary roles on the rise

BBC Woman’s Hour – Women in the emerging recovery

Listen again to our Deputy CEO, Dr Eva Neitzert, discussing how low paid women are faring in the emerging recovery, with Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson MP: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04dk862 ...

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BBC Woman’s Hour – Women in the emerging recovery

Domestic politics: What happens when a feminist has to rely on her partner to pay?

The Telegraph, 18 August 2014Sarah GrahamBy the time Feminist Times, where I was Deputy Editor, closed a month ago I was earning so little from it that my partner was paying all ...

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Domestic politics: What happens when a feminist has to rely on her partner to pay?

Number of jobless women soars to record high of nearly a million

Sunday Mirror, 17 August 2014Vincent MossNumber of jobless women soars to record high of nearly a million - A report has also revealed that almost a million who are working have ...

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Number of jobless women soars to record high of nearly a million

New Research: Low paid women firmly shut out of the recovery

New research released today by the Fawcett Society shows that women - and especially those on low pay - are firmly shut out of the recovery.The new report - The changing ...

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