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UK Sex and Power Index reveals men dominate in every sector

23 APRIL 18: Our new Sex and Power Index reveals that positions of power in every sector of our society are dominated by men.Read more

Gender pay gap reporting “game changer” in breaking the taboo on pay

3 APRIL 18: With the deadline for gender pay gap reporting approaching, employers now have nowhere to hide on gender pay gap.Read more

Brexit risks “turning the clock back on gender equality”, warns new report

27 MARCH 18: A new report from Women's Budget Group and Fawcett reveals the damaging economic impact of Brexit on women.Read more

Fawcett comments on MPs call for reform on parental and paternity leave system

20 MARCH 2018: Our parental leave system is still driven by a 1950s model of family life. It's time for a radical rethink.Read more

No Safety Net for UK’s Worst Paid Women

8 MARCH 2018: Millions of working women face financial insecurity, according to new research conducted by the Living Wage Foundation and the Fawcett Society.Read more

Fawcett comments on cross-party report on sexual harassment in Westminster

8 FEBRUARY 2018: We expect to see robust sanctions enforced, including the suspension or expulsion of MPs and Peers if they are found to have engaged in sexual misconduct or harassment.Read more

100 Years Since Women First Won the Vote, U.K. Pessimistic about Achieving Gender Equality in Parliament

06 FEBRUARY 2018: Although today marks 100 years since the first women won the vote, less than half of young women think equal representation in Parliament will be achieved in their lifetime.Read more

Fawcett comments on vote in favour of introducing baby leave for MPs

1 FEBRUARY 2018: This change will be transformational for MPs and for parliament.Read more

Fawcett comments on BBC review

30 JANUARY 2018: The Review concludes that there is no evidence of unlawful gender bias regarding pay decisions at the BBC.Read more

Fawcett's open letter to Tony Hall over unequal pay and decisions to remove some women broadcasters from air

29 JANUARY 2018: The only way forward is to resolve any pay inequality that exists and do it now.Read more

Belinda Phipps steps down as Fawcett Society Chair

26 JANUARY 2018: We will open the recruitment process for a new Chair shortly. If would like an early conversation about this with our Chief Executive, please get in touch.Read more

Fawcett comments on 'men-only' Presidents Club sexual harassment

24 JANUARY 2018: This proves why we need sexual harassment by clients or customers to be covered by law.Read more

Centenary of women’s suffrage a ‘missed opportunity’ unless barriers to political participation are removed, say campaigners

17 JANUARY 2018: Systems and culture have to change. Unless they do, we risk the 2018 centenary being a missed opportunity.Read more

EU Withdrawal Bill will not protect UK rights: Fawcett signs open letter

14 JANUARY 2018: We need legal guarantees in the EU Withdrawal Bill about the kind of society we want to be after Brexit.Read more

Fawcett comments on Cabinet reshuffle

10 JANUARY 2018: We welcome more women and minority ethnic MPs promoted into government, but the leading party still has a long way to go.Read more

Fawcett comments on Carrie Gracie editor resignation over BBC gender pay gap

8 JANUARY 2018: Carrie Gracie is brave, dignified and principled in her stand for equal pay. It's important for the corporation to address any unequal pay now.Read more

Fawcett comments on 'black-cab rapist' John Worboys case

5 JANUARY 2018: Our criminal justice system is demonstrating a complete disregard for rape victims and for women.Read more

Fawcett comments on Autumn Budget 2017

22 NOVEMBER 2017: The chancellor has failed to respond to the reality of women's lives, particularly black and minority ethnic women who are amongst the poorest.Read more

“We are going backwards” warns leading charity as pay gap widens for younger women

10 NOVEMBER 2017: The gender pay gap won’t close until 2117 – 100 years to go!Read more

Fawcett comments on Westminster sexual harassment allegations

30 OCTOBER 2017: Sexual harassment has been normalised and tolerated in our workplaces and on our streets for far too long.Read more

Fawcett comments on new ONS data for gender pay gap in Britain

26 OCTOBER: The mean average for full-time work is at 14.1%, and the median aggregate figure of 18.4% is up from 18.2% last year.Read more

Fawcett comments on new figures showing half of women are sexually harassed at work

25 OCTOBER 2017: A new BBC survey shows half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexually harassed at work or a place of study.Read more