Gender Equality

England win Euro 2022: How women’s football beat the sceptics to breathe new life into the game
Women's Euros 2022

England win Euro 2022: How women’s football beat the sceptics to breathe new life into the game

Will England’s win bring a “sea-change” in the attitudes of the UK government, television companies and the British public to women’s sport?

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence
Violence against women

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence

The Big Issue can reveal the “vast majority” of a women’s safety fund has been spent on personal safety measures, not preventing male violence.

The sexist traditions of ‘office housework’ – and how to end them
Workplace sexism

The sexist traditions of ‘office housework’ – and how to end them

Researchers behind new book The No Club found in one organisation female employees spent 200 hours more each year on dead-end tasks than their male counterparts.

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women
Violence Against Women

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women

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A Twitter bot is sharing gender pay gaps of companies posting about International Women’s Day
International Women's Day

A Twitter bot is sharing gender pay gaps of companies posting about International Women’s Day

Why climate change hits women harder than men
Environment

Why climate change hits women harder than men

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers
Music

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween
Culture

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution
Politics

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution

Violence ‘a universal issue’ for women, says study
News

Violence ‘a universal issue’ for women, says study

A year of lockdowns has damaged gender equality – but we can turn the tide
Opinion

A year of lockdowns has damaged gender equality – but we can turn the tide

Need some Pay Gap Filler? Gender equality charity opens (spoof) online store
Social Justice

Need some Pay Gap Filler? Gender equality charity opens (spoof) online store

‘It’s our duty to dismantle film’s gender pay gap for women of the future’
Opinion

‘It’s our duty to dismantle film’s gender pay gap for women of the future’

Adverts which show ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ are now banned
Social Justice

Adverts which show ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ are now banned

Women are launching a Wikipedia food fight against male-heavy cookery content
Health

Women are launching a Wikipedia food fight against male-heavy cookery content

All women are equal. But some are more equal than others
Social Justice

All women are equal. But some are more equal than others

Freda Hodgson: “You go off to your war, we will run your firms”
Social Justice

Freda Hodgson: “You go off to your war, we will run your firms”

My century of feminism: what lies ahead for the next wave of women’s rights
Opinion

My century of feminism: what lies ahead for the next wave of women’s rights

Meet the matchwomen who paved the way for the suffragettes
Social Justice

Meet the matchwomen who paved the way for the suffragettes