Power

Women in political representation and positions of power.

Women and the General Election 2017: Fawcett’s Women’s Manifesto

‘Missing Eight Million’ women voters Fawcett Society releases manifesto for gender equality - READ IT HERE Campaign organisation urges women to mark 100 years of women’s votes, register and make their voices heard New ...

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Women and the General Election 2017: Fawcett’s Women’s Manifesto

Does Local Government Work for Women?

Only a third of councillors in England are women. Our analysis reveals that this figure has scarcely changed over the last two decades. Even fewer women progress to lead their ...

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Women’s representation in the House of Commons

The implications of the Boundary Review Although Parliament saw a large increase in the number of female MPs in the General Election last year, the 2018 Boundary Review is likely to ...

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Local Government Commission

This year we will be assessing whether local government is working well for women. With the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) we have launched a year-long Commission, jointly chaired by Labour’s ...

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Representation Of Women

Across the UK, women are shockingly under-represented in the political structures and decision-making processes that shape our lives. The way democracy is organised in the UK presents barriers to women ...

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Representation Of Women