Who is the Northern Powerhouse representing? Here’s why we need a People’s Powerhouse
22
February

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,...

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17
February
Why I signed my daughter up to the Fawcett Society on Trump’s inauguration day

Why I signed my daughter up to the Fawcett Society on Trump’s inauguration day

I signed my daughter up to the Fawcett Society on the 20 January 2017: inauguration day in the USA. I was terribly disappointed when Donald Trump won the US presidential...

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13
February
Are we in danger of designing public spaces that favour only non-disabled men?

Are we in danger of designing public spaces that favour only non-disabled men?

There’s a new trend hitting the high streets of Britain; it goes by the name of ‘shared space’ and for those involved in planning our public spaces, it appears to...

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09
December
John’s story: How my experience in GMB influenced my feminism and led me to join Fawcett

John’s story: How my experience in GMB influenced my feminism and led me to join Fawcett

In the weeks following Donald Trump’s shocking victory in the US Presidential Election, Fawcett saw a surge of new members, who joined us in order to take meaningful action against...

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02
December
If President Trump Makes You Feel Powerless, It’s Time To Take Action

If President Trump Makes You Feel Powerless, It’s Time To Take Action

In the weeks following Donald Trump's shocking victory in the US Presidential Election, Fawcett saw a surge of new members, who joined us in order to take meaningful action against gender inequality. While...

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01
November
It’s time for a new deal for care and carers

It’s time for a new deal for care and carers

Today, the Political Studies Association Commission on Care has launched their report, Towards a New Deal For Care and Carers. Fawcett chair Belinda Phipps and our CEO Sam Smethers were the...

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14
October
This National Hate Crime Awareness Week, let’s make gendered abuse a hate crime

This National Hate Crime Awareness Week, let’s make gendered abuse a hate crime

“Hooked me around the neck really tightly”, “Following me slowly in his car”, “Rubbed his bits against my back”, “I felt trapped”, “Are you legal yet?”, “He told me I...

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29
September
We must stand together to call for a commitment to women’s rights in the Brexit negotiations

We must stand together to call for a commitment to women’s rights in the Brexit negotiations

As the fallout from the EU Referendum intensifies, we at Womankind are sure of one thing: we will stand in solidarity with women’s movements in the UK, in Europe and...

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23
September
‘There is no peace without women!’: Gender and the Colombian peace process

‘There is no peace without women!’: Gender and the Colombian peace process

One of our goals of our #FaceHerFuture campaign, a coalition of women's and equalities organisations who are working to make sure women's issues are at the heart of the Brexit negotiations, is to make...

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15
September
Working with young people towards a future without hate crime and misogyny

Working with young people towards a future without hate crime and misogyny

The Diana Award is proud to support the Fawcett Society’s #FaceHerFuture campaign. In these uncertain times it is important for us to come together to stand up against all forms...

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