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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 18: 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

Fawcett comments on new Twitter rules to tackle online hate and abuse

18 OCTOBER 2017: Twitter has announced new rules to fight online abuse, which include allowing observers of unwanted sexual advances to report them.Read more

Fawcett comments on lack of workplace training offered to women by employers

6 OCTOBER 2017: New research by The Knowledge Academy shows companies are 18% more likely to send men on work-related training than women.Read more

Fawcett urges financial institutions to make products ‘work harder for women’ in new report with Pinsent Masons

2 OCTOBER 2017: Our new report with law firm Pinsent Masons explores how gender impacts on women’s engagement with pensions, investment and insurance products.Read more

Fawcett Comments on Girlguiding’s Girls’ Attitudes Survey

21 SEPTEMBER 2017: Each year the Girls’ Attitudes Survey gives girls’ and young women’s voices a platform to be heard.Read more

Fawcett comments on sweeping BBC pay reviews

6 SEPTEMBER 2017: This must be a thorough, independent review with a genuine commitment to act quickly on any pay inequality they find.Read more

Job-sharing for MPs supported by women candidates for most parties

5 SEPTEMBER 2017: Our new pamphlet makes the case for a change to the law to allow two people to share the job of an MP.Read more

Fawcett comments on historic equal pay case victory in Scotland

21 AUGUST 2017: Thousands of women have secured a ruling at the country’s highest civil court that Glasgow’s entire salary system may be unfair.Read more

Fawcett comments on scrapping of Employment Tribunal fees after court defeat

26 JULY 2017: This is a victory for women everywhere who experience discrimination but who could not afford to bring a claim.Read more

Fawcett comments on the BBC gender pay gap

19 JULY 2017: The BBC high pay data revealed today shows that women are under-represented and undervalued at the top of the corporation.Read more

Fawcett comments on introduction of Great Repeal Bill

13 JULY 2017: The Great Repeal Bill presents a real threat to our equality laws. We want a guarantee written into the bill that there will be no weakening of protections.Read more

Local government ‘not fit for the future’ without women: Fawcett releases new hard-hitting report

13 JULY 2017: Our final Local Government Commission report includes the shocking finding that just 4% of local councils in England have a formal maternity, paternity or parental leave policy in place for councillors.Read more

Disability Wales launches #IAmEmbolden to celebrate deaf and disabled women creating change

12 JULY 2017: The Fawcett Society is proud to support Disability Wales, who are launching an initiative to celebrate deaf & disabled women creating change.Read more

Fawcett comments on Taylor Review

11 JULY 2017: Given that the majority of low paid workers are women, often in insecure employment the test of the Taylor Review is will it deliver for them?Read more