Campaigns

Our campaigns aim to bring about a more equal society for women and men through action from individuals and the government.

Our current focus is Equal Pay Day and closing the gender pay gap, which you can read more about here.

The Gender Pay Gap Series

The Gender Pay Gap Series

UK employers with over 250 employees are now required to report their gender pay gaps by April 2018; a law that The Fawcett Society has long campaigned for. We want employers to see this as an opportunity to address the productivity gap, as tackling workplace inequality could help 840,000 women into work and will allow them to reach their full ...

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Take a stand against online abuse and harassment

Have you ever been subjected to harassment from strangers on Facebook? Are you sick of dealing with trolls and eggs on Twitter? It's time to take a stand against all ...

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Take a stand against online abuse and harassment

Local and Equal

Why does local government matter? Local government plays an important role in all our lives: it provides vital care and social services, influences economic development in our neighbourhoods and is a ...

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Face Her Future

For hundreds of years, women have worked to achieve basic rights at home, at work and in public life. The outcome of the EU Referendum is a call to action. ...

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The EU Referendum

The EU Referendum on June 23rd sparked much debate on our position within the European Union - how much did it benefit us? Did our membership harm the UK? An ICM poll ...

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London 2016 Mayoral Elections

The 2016 London Mayoral Elections offered a fascinating insight into the priorities and views of various members of the largest parties in the UK political system. What are the issues for women ...

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Views Not Shoes

'Sleek as an otter', The Downing Street catwalk', 'Cameron's cuties' , 'Brown's sugars'  and 'Blair's Babes; When will the media start reporting female MPs for their opinions, not their looks? In ...

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Views Not Shoes

Equal Pay Day

Despite the Equal Pay Act 46 years ago, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The current gender pay gap means that women effectively stop earning relative to ...

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Equal Pay Day

Don’t Blame It On The Girls

School uniforms are in the news and once again girls are the focus for a worrying blame culture. It is time this stopped. Here is an extract from the Plymouth Herald: A Plymouth ...

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Don’t Blame It On The Girls

Local Councils

Women are under represented in politics. The number of female councillors representing us in local authorities has remained virtually in the last 10 years. Next year there is an opportunity to change that ...

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Local Councils