Equality

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Women affected by pension changes win first step in legal challenge against the Government

Women affected by pension changes win first step in legal challenge against the Government

Women affected by pension changes win first legal battle against the Government

Women affected by changes to the state pension age have won the first stage of their High Court challenge against the Government.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women assuming they would get pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women assuming they would get pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women ‘now have nothing to live on' after pension age rise

Baroness Ros Altmann has said that women who were expecting to get their pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’, as from Tuesday women in the UK begin to qualify for their state pensions at the same age as men – which is currently 65.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Sam Gyimah, a former Oxford student, said the elite universities had not done enough

Minister: Oxbridge failure of black and underprivileged is 'staggering'

Minister: Oxbridge failure of black and underprivileged is 'staggering'

Sam Gyimah, a former Oxford student, said the elite universities had not done enough

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Churchill and other male statues have, until now, dominated Parliament Square

Parliament Square's first female statue to be unveiled

Parliament Square's first female statue to be unveiled

Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist who fought for women's right to vote in the early 20th century, will join eleven male statues

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Nearly eight out of 10 UK companies and public sector bodies pay men more than women

Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women

Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women

Nearly eight out of 10 companies and public sector bodies pay men more than women as deadline passes

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Labour and Tories go head to head on equality and discrimination

Has Labour's equality drive backfired? Tories certainly think so

Has Labour's equality drive backfired? Tories certainly think so

Labour's Young Labour Equalities Conference has come under fire for not allowing white heterosexual able-bodied men to attend

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Freemason wants to show who he is, but won't tell Mike Graham about 'funny handshake'

England's top mason says he wants the persecution of the group to end

England's top mason says he wants the persecution of the group to end

But Dr David Staples won't reveal the secrets of the group's 'funny handhsake' to Mike Graham

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

Peter Tatchell backs call for opposite-sex civil partnerships

MPs are debating a private member's bill about whether civil partnerships should be available to all

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife' after appearing distraught at press conferences

Jonathann Daval had claimed his wife never returned from a jog

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

The Welsh Assembly has provided transgender awareness training as well as installing both gender neutral toilets and showers

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

The gap between top City of London executives and ordinary people is unacceptable, says Wanda Wyporska

UK inequality: Fat Cats are still taking all the cream and we must take it from them

'Fat Cats are still taking all the cream. Now we must take it from them'

Wanda Wyporska of the Equality Trust says inequality is not inevitable and we can reduce it

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Discrimination case launched against Butlins over hijab ban on dodgems

Discrimination case launched against Butlins over hijab ban on dodgems

Discrimination case launched against Butlins over hijab ban on dodgems

It is claimed a 16-year-old girl could not go on the dodgems wearing a hijab due to health and safety concerns

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Women may be able to drive but they're a long way from equality

Saudi driving ban: Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

There are still many rules against women in Saudi Arabia which are completely different to those set out for men

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

'Some military men see women in the army as some sort of weird zoo species'

Author Isabel Oakeshott thinks women being able to apply for the RAF Regiment is good but there's still a long way to go

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Equality Trust analysis shows CEOs earn more than 300 times more than workers on minimum wage

CEOs earn 300 times more than minimum wage staff, new research shows

CEOs earn 300 times more than minimum wage staff, new research shows

The Equality Trust has called on the Government to force companies to reveal pay gaps

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has revealed women’s pay falls 33% behind men’s after having a baby

Government should punish firms which maintain gender pay gap, says leader of Women's Equality Party

'Government should punish firms which maintain gender pay gap'

Sophie Walker also told talkRADIO government-funded childcare should be available for all children