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2 weeks ago
Women like me make up just a third of council chiefs – and the local authority gender pay gap persists. There’s still work to doTuesday 6 February marks 100 years since the passing of the Representation of the People Act that paved the way to universal suffrage – and many of us will be reflect[...]
WomenWomen
4 weeks ago
Equalities chair says act needs ‘real teeth’ after allegations about men-only eventThe chair of the parliamentary committee on women and equalities, Maria Miller MP, has suggested strengthening the Equalities Act, after details emerged of a men-only charity dinner – attended by senior figures [...]
WomenCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismGerontologyWomens Issues
4 weeks ago
Charities and MPs demand government responds to alleged discriminationMPs and campaigners have launched an urgent appeal for the government to take action after the Guardian revealed insurers are preventing people with mental illnesses from getting access to cover.Individuals who have suffered mild [...]
Health
4 weeks ago
Exclusive: Insurance firms deny discrimination, with 7/7 victim among those turned downCase studies: ‘I didn’t know why I’d been declined’Insurers have been accused of depriving access to life insurance and other kinds of cover to people with depression and anxiety, even for physical conditi[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental Health
4 weeks ago
Two people with a mental health history describe difficulties of seeking insurance coverExclusive: People with mental illnesses refused access to insuranceI experienced mental health problems in 2009, from which I slowly recovered over the course of a few years. I was experiencing severe anxiety and[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental Health
20 weeks ago
Exclusive: David Isaac, chair of Equality and Human Rights Commission, urges action to make sure not only the wealthy get justiceFar-reaching powers to enforce equality legislation should be given to the Equality and Human Rights Commission to prevent Britain “returning to the 1930s, when only the[...]
Criminal Justice
28 weeks ago
Did Suzanne Moore significantly overestimate the amount a man ejaculates in a lifetime? Mark Oates, Derek Worthing, Meirion Bowen, Paul Tattam and David Collins ponder the figuresAndrew Barnard (Letters, 2 August) wrote in response to Suzanne Moore’s article (Making babies is beginning to look as [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues

Latest Blog

27 weeks ago
More than 100 social workers participated on expert panels to revise and/or develop 25 NASW policy statements over the last two years. These statements were recently voted on and approved by the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) key policymaking body, the Delegate Assembly (comprised[...]