101 years later, we have our second female Prime Minister and 209 female Members of Parliament currently in the House of Commons Continue reading Sister Suffragette : 101 Years Since Votes For Women
“Being a feminist is believing in equal opportunities, for both women and men. As Conservatives, we believe in equal opportunities. So actually, if you’re a Conservative, you need to be a feminist”. Continue reading “As Conservatives, we believe in equal opportunities. So actually, if you’re a Conservative, you need to be a feminist”.
The report and its accompanying toolkit “aims to go some way towards bridging the gap between the willingness to commit to a more balanced gender distribution in the workplace and the challenges of achieving this”. Continue reading Women and Work APPG Launches “How To Recruit Women for the 21st Century” Report And Toolkit
New parents shouldn't face discrimination when they go back to work 🙅 That's why we've launched a new consultation looking at boosting legal protections for new parents. Find out more 👉 https://t.co/LxmQiA3b9S #IndustrialStrategy @KellyTolhurst pic.twitter.com/vJrAqJdO0w — Dept for BEIS (@beisgovuk) January 24, 2019 More than 50,000 women are forced out of their job every year as a result of maternity discrimination. Research conducted by the … Continue reading Government Launches Consultation to Tackle Maternity Discrimination
A decisive step forward in modernising Parliament and turning it into a modern workplace, which doesn’t penalise a member for their family circumstances. Continue reading One Year Trial on Baby Leave Proxy Voting
It is a flagship piece of legislation that will be a defining moment of Theresa May’s domestic agenda, with a cause that she has carried over from her tenure at the Home Office. Continue reading Publication of Landmark Draft Domestic Abuse Bill
2019 has hardly started, and we’ve already seen more than enough of MPs being targeted and made victims of abuse. From Anna Soubry being mobbed coming back from an interview on College Green, to MPs facing death threats over Brexit. Not a day goes by without another example of this kind of behaviour. Continue reading WATCH: May should go “shoot herself” says People’s Assembly March speaker as abuse against MPs continues