When is a hate crime not a hate crime? When it’s targeted at women, apparently

14 JANUARY 2019: We want the rest of the country to follow Nottinghamshire’s lead and make misogyny a hate crime. Read more

Non-disclosure agreements – a license to harass with impunity?

24 OCTOBER 2018: An NDA is a symptom of a bigger problem – the balance of power in the workplace and the culture of cover-up, says Fawcett Chief Executive Sam Smethers. Read more

National Democracy Week: Survivors of domestic abuse must not have their Right To Vote taken away

5 JULY 2018: Mehala Osborne, survivor and campaigner, reflects on why she launched her Right to Vote campaign and the momentous changes it has brought about for survivors of domestic abuse and their right to vote. Read more

National Democracy Week: Women’s Hidden Homelessness

3 JULY 2018: Margaret Williams, Homelessness Project Manager at East London Housing Partnership, writes about why women's homelessness is underreported and frequently linked to experience of abuse. Read more

Regardless of today’s outcome, the Repeal the 8th campaign is a testimony to the power of women

25 MAY 2018: Ireland is a country in which women’s autonomy over their bodies have always been institutionalised, writes journalist Gemma McSherry. Read more

How can Britain claim to be progressive when we continue to detain vulnerable women?

30 MARCH 2018: One would be hard-pressed to disagree with the right to basic human dignity that the women of Yarl’s Wood are fighting for, writes journalist Gemma McSherry Read more

#OurTimeNow: The Fiji Women's Rights Movement

22 MARCH 2018: Maryann Lockington, the Communications Officer at the Fiji Women's Rights Movement, writes about the intergeneration women's rights movement that inspire the FWRM to train the future female Fijian leaders. Read more

#OurTimeNow: It's Time To Take Action On Domestic Violence In New Zealand

20 MARCH 2018: Avril Gillan, a volunteer Policy and Communications Assistant at the Fawcett Society, writes about domestic violence in New Zealand and why it's time for serious action to be taken. Read more

#OurTimeNow: Extraordinary Activists Who Are Supporting Refugee Women

12 MARCH 18: Amelia Cooper from Help Refugees writes about the organisations around the world who are supporting women who are refugees to access the vital services they need to participate in everyday life. Read more

#OurTimeNow: In Kenya, we are listening to girls and women to end violence against them

9 MARCH 2018: Faiza Jama Mohamed, Africa Director at Equality Now, writes about their '25 Conversations in 25 Schools in Africa' programme as part of our #OurTimeNow campaign. Read more

#OurTimeNow: The Importance of Mobilizing Chinese Students to Join Feminist Movements Overseas

6 MARCH 2018: Chinese activist Li Maizi writes about how she is mobilising Chinese women overseas to tackle gender inequality. A blog as part of our #OurTimeNow series. Read more

#OurTimeNow: Women in Iran didn't create a revolution to go back in time

1 MARCH 2018: We kick off our #OurTimeNow blog series about women's rights around the world with a look at the history of women's activism in Iran, by writer and journalist Roya Hakakian. Read more

Teaching ‘Herstory’: Women in history have remarkable stories to tell. Why are they so often stereotyped or consigned to be victims?

26 FEBRUARY: Whose voice are we hearing and whose version of womanhood are we teaching? There is much to learn from Herstory about the resilience of women, says History and Politics teacher Lisa Buttar. Read more

Our maritime sector is missing out on the skills and talents of outstanding women

15 FEBRUARY 2018: Gender inequality in the shipping industry is rife, with a 45% gender pay gap and a shocking 50% of female seafarers saying sexual harassment on board ships is “an issue”, writes Rachel Morgan from Spinnaker Global. Read more

Women across the world are demanding change - the time for action is now!

12 FEBRUARY 2018: Around the globe men are generally the ones making and implementing laws, while it is women and girls who predominately suffer the consequences, writes Equality Now's Jacqui Hunt. Read more

The fight for gender equality goes on

06 FEBRUARY 2018: With the anniversary of some women getting the vote this week, let’s not wait another 100 years for gender equality. Read more

We Have To Start Calling Out Misogyny For What It Is: A Hate Crime

23 JANUARY 2018: It is time for stronger sex equality legislation to protect women, writes Sam Smethers. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: It's time to send out a strong message - forced marriage is a criminal offence

10 DECEMBER 2017: Fawcett's Avril Gillan speaks to Jasvinder Sanghera, a survivor of a forced marriage and the founder of Karma Nirvana, on why her campaigning is critical. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: Beyond ‘resilience’ - black women and mental health

9 DECEMBER 2017: Rarely do we talk about the countless women of colour who are surviving day to day life with the added challenge of psychological distress, writes Samara Linton Read more

Sexism, the status quo and young women's survival tactics

8 DECEMBER 2017: For vulnerable young women, proximity to males or maleness seem to equal either respect or safety, writes Naima Sakande from Leap Confronting Conflict. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: Uncovering the hidden practice of Breast Ironing in the UK

7 DECEMBER 2017: It is time for Breast Ironing to be given the same attention and statutory status as FGM in the UK, says Came Women and Girls Development Organisation. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: it’s time to start taking ‘Cyber VAWG’ seriously

6 DECEMBER 2017: Dr. Marsha Scott, Chief Executive of Scottish Women’s Aid, discusses the new law in Scotland to tackle image based abuse. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: How do you make a film about ‘invisible women’ in immigration detention?

28 NOVEMBER 2017: Detention is a practice that harms everyone but when examined in relation to gender, it seems senselessly malicious, writes filmmaker Jade Jackman. Read more

#16DaysofActivism: Austerity policies are a barrier to BME women leaving violent relationships

27 NOVEMBER 2017: Austerity has impacted black and minority ethnic women dramatically, writes The Runnymede Trust's Kim McIntosh. Read more