18 AUGUST 2011

In this briefing you will find: 

  • A response to the findings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Sex and Power report which reflects the slow progress of women in positions of power and influence 
  • Evidence on the changes in women's representation  in both local and national government between 2007/2008 and 2010 
  • Recommendations on how to redress the current gender imbalance in political life and increase the number of women in positions of power in the private sector 

Link to the report: Where are the women? - Policy Briefing by the Fawcett Society