Gender equality

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Meghan Markle: Gender equality dialogue ‘can’t happen without men’

Meghan Markle: Gender equality dialogue ‘can’t happen without men’

The Duchess thanked delegates for letting Prince Harry "crash the party" and join her roundtable discussion on improving gender equality.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

The chief executive of the Fawcett Society has said that the problem of gender stereotyping is “endemic” within UK society and it is “damaging for young men”.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Prince Charles’ former butler has defended a Scottish hotel for offering classes on domestic chores for men.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Comic Relief has said it is “shocked and concerned” by a report alleging that Spice Girls t-shirts sold to support its “gender justice” campaign were made by staff paid the equivalent of 35p per hour.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Leading British companies gave 'pitiful' excuses for lack of women on boards

Leading British companies gave 'pitiful' excuses for lack of women on boards

Leading British companies gave 'pitiful' excuses for lack of women on boards

Business minister Andrew Griffith said the excuses given by companies as to why no women were on their senior boards were "pitiful and patronising"

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

MPs such as Diane Abbott have been leading celebrations of the female suffrage anniversary today

Women 100: Eamonn Holmes suggests men owe women an apology

Eamonn Holmes suggests men owe women an apology

Eamonn says men need to understand what its like to be female, 100 years after the first women were granted the vote

Theresa May posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - without Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry

PM posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - with some notable omissions

May tweets group photo of female MPs without senior-most Labour figures

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

Domestic violence charity ManKind says the case has sent the message that male victims aren't taken as seriously as female victims

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Facebook post has gone viral, with hundreds of likes and shares

Cheshire mum's Facebook post about 'sexist' Asda kids' clothes goes viral

Cheshire mum's Facebook post about 'sexist' Asda kids' clothes goes viral

Amy Platt decided to take action after being infuriated by 'Future Scientist' and 'Daddy's Little Girl' t-shirts at her local store

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Girl provokes outrage in Saudi Arabia by wearing a miniskirt in online video

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

The video shows the girl wandering around ruins north of Riyadh, not wearing the mandatory abaya required by country law

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia is elected to UN women's rights commission

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia causes outrage as it's elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia segregates men and women who aren't related and does not allow women to drive

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

'Children can pick up on parents who endorse gender stereotypes even at a very low level', says professor

Parents' stereotypes are reinforcing male dominance, says study author

Parents' stereotypes are reinforcing male dominance, says study author

Girls as young as six believe that brilliance is a male trait, according to a gender study by researchers at New York University

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Women MPs: 'largely a sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Ayesha Hazarika, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the call by a Commons committee to raise the number of women MPs in Parliament

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

MP Philip Davies 'wholeheartedly in favour' of removing the word "women" from Equalities Committee name

Men's rights activist elected to join Women and Equalities Committee says 'some feminists don't believe in equality'

MP 'in favour' of removing the word 'women' from Equalities Committee name

Philip Davies was recently elected unopposed to fill a Conservative spot on Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity'

A guidebook is being sent to schools around the UK, which advises them not to suggest that there are only two genders

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

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The chairman of advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts, has hit the headlines this week after being suspended from work for comments suggesting that the debate on gender equality is "all over" and that he does not think a lack of women in leadership roles "is a problem"

Saatchi & Saatchi sexism row: Is equality "tiring and unfair" or a "business imperative"?

Saatchi & Saatchi sexism row: Is equality "unfair" or a "business imperative"?

talkRADIO presenters Jonny Gould and Ash go toe-to-toe with author Lisen Stromberg as they discuss controversial comments made by the advertising company's chairman this week…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Saatchi and Saatchi sexism row: were comments inflammatory or just debate? Experts disagree over whether the advertising agency were right to suspend chairman Kevin Roberts over comments made about women in leadership roles in the industry…

Saatchi & Saatchi sexism row: Were comments inflammatory or just debate?

Saatchi & Saatchi sexism row: Were comments inflammatory or just debate?

Experts disagree over whether the advertising agency were right to suspend chairman Kevin Roberts over comments made about women in leadership roles in the industry…