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Fawcett comments on EHRC review on the impact of gender pay gap reporting

17 DECEMBER 2018: Fawcett has consistently argued that publishing an action plan should be a statutory requirement.Read more

Fawcett comments on new code to ban gender stereotyping in advertising

14 DECEMBER 2018: The Advertising Standards Agency has today announced that it will enforce a new code around gender stereotyping in adverts from June 2019 - a measure that Fawcett welcomes.Read more

Fawcett comments on women's representation 100 years since first women voted and stood for election

14 DECEMBER 2018: Despite all the great celebrations and activity this year, to date it adds up to a missed opportunity to effect lasting change.Read more

Leading Women in Politics Recruited to the Fawcett Board

19 NOVEMBER 2018: The Fawcett Society is delighted to announce a number of new Trustees including Baroness Anne Jenkin and Ayesha Hazarika who are joining our board.Read more

Major Victory in Equal Pay Case Against the Co-op

16 NOVEMBER 2018: A former senior Co-op Group Executive has fought and won an equal pay battle with the Co-op GroupRead more

Fawcett launches Equal Pay Advice Service as research reveals 1 in 3 workers are unaware pay discrimination is illegal

9 NOVEMBER 2018: A shocking 1 in 3 men and women in work do not know it is illegal to pay women and men differently.Read more

Women candidates face explicit resistance and discrimination within political parties, says new Fawcett report

2 NOVEMBER 2018: The most comprehensive study of its kind, published today by the Fawcett Society, finds that women face obstacles at every stage on the way to Parliament.Read more

Fawcett comments on New ONS Data for Gender Pay Gap in Britain

25 OCTOBER 2018: The mean average for full-time work now stands at 13.7%.Read more

Fawcett comments on damning parliamentary report on BBC Pay

25 OCTOBER 2018: This report is damning on the question of unequal pay at the BBC. The focus must now be on improving transparency, pay and recruitment practices, and correcting pay inequalities for all women.Read more

Fawcett comments on the Telegraph #MeToo story

24 OCTOBER 2018: We have to create a culture which supports and believes her rather than one which silences her. Employers must be held accountable.Read more

Fawcett publishes Q&A on sex, gender and gender identity

18 OCTOBER 2018: The Fawcett Society has developed a Q&A document which will inform our response to the consultation on changes to the Gender Recognition Act.Read more

Fawcett comments on report on bullying and sexual harassment in Parliament

15 OCTOBER 2018: The report was written by Dame Laura Cox, who chaired Fawcett's Sex Discrimination Law Review earlier this year.Read more

Majority of young men ‘more likely to challenge sexual harassment’ since #MeToo

2 OCTOBER 2018: New Fawcett survey reveals a significant shift in attitudes to sexual harassment one year on from the outpouring of #MeToo stories.Read more

Millions of young women being let down in workplace, says Young Women's Trust

13 SEPTEMBER 2018: Major new report from Young Women’s Trust finds that millions of women continue to lose out in the workplace – and mental health inequalities have got worse.Read more

Women’s representation in local government ‘stuck in the past’

10 SEPTEMBER 2018: In the centenary of women's suffrage, 97% of English councils remain male dominated, according to Fawcett Society analysis of council elections in May 2018.Read more

Fawcett supports Stella Creasy's amendment to recognize misogyny as a hate crime

05 SEPTEMBER 2018: Fawcett Society stands shoulder to shoulder with Stella Creasy over the amendment to recognize misogyny as a hate crime.Read more

Fawcett supports Co-Op Executive Tribunal over Equal Pay Claim

14 AUGUST 2018: Fawcett Society stands shoulder to shoulder with Sam Walker in her fight for equal pay.Read more

Fawcett comments on call by MPs for businesses to drive change on gender pay gap

2 AUGUST 2018: We have to move on from simply reporting the pay gap, to taking action to close it.Read more

Gulfs in jobs, care and transport in Greater Manchester show policy will fail without women

2 AUGUST 2018: Fawcett's new research on public services in Greater Manchester shows there are still “boy jobs” and “girl jobs” in apprenticeships, despite a below average gender pay gap.Read more

Fawcett comments on major report into sexual harassment in the workplace

25 JULY 2018: We have to move from treating this issue as a problem for the individual woman to deal with, to one that the organisation owns.Read more

Fawcett comments on EHRC largest ever review on women's rights

23 JULY 2018: This centenary year is a good time to take action on pregnancy discrimination, the gender pay gap, violence against women, and much more.Read more

Prime Minister encourages young women to get into politics

18 JULY 2018: Over 500 women attended Fawcett and 50:50 Parliament ‘Courage Calls: Ask Her to Stand’ event for women interested in a career in politics.Read more

Campaigners call for Police Chiefs to make misogyny a hate crime nationwide ahead of key vote

9 JULY 2018: The open letter comes after a Nottingham study reveals nine out of 10 (93.7%) of respondents had either experienced or witnessed street harassment.Read more

West Midlands jobs market failing women

5 JULY 2018: Fawcett's new research on public services in the West Midlands shows widening gap in the number of women and men in workRead more