The Battle For ‘Ms’: Why are we so obsessed with titles?

Titles. For some reason, Brits think they're incredibly important - especially when it comes to women. But why are we so obsessed with determining whether a woman is married or not? The above picture outlines the conversation I had this afternoon with a customer service agent while attempting to renew my car insurance. He was [...]

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Women’s Equality Party hails results of its first general election

The Women's Equality Party (WE) this morning hailed the results of its first ever Westminster elections as a stunning vindication of its founding principles of collaborative politics, progressive values and the need to fundamentally reimagine the democratic process. “When we started the party, we said ‘voters don’t want politics as usual’,” said party co-founder and [...]

General Election 2017: The future is female

In about 5 hours, the polling stations will close, and the first constituencies will start to declare. Will it be Labour? Will it be Tory? Or will the country be divided once again? The polls have been all over the place, the bookies unsure, but what I do know is this: more women are getting [...]

Girls are skipping school because they can’t afford sanitary products – but the government has “no plans” to help them

Girls in the UK are missing school because they cannot afford basic feminine hygiene products. Yes, you read that right. A petition was set up to make tampons and sanitary towels free for females. It states: "Menstruation is a natural part of life for almost every female on the planet. The fact that women have [...]

Women’s March On London: 21st January 2017

On Saturday 21st January, women from all over the world are marching. The Women's Equality Party (WEP) will be leading the march on London, encouraging people of all genders and backgrounds to come together and fight misogyny. After Donald Trump was elected to become the next President of the US, women met online and discussed [...]

Women’s Equality Party: WE need more women in politics to end intimidation of female politicians across the world

Two in five female politicians have been subject to threats of death, rape, violence or abduction, according to new global research by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). More than a fifth said they had actually experienced one or more acts of sexual violence. “This shocking new data shows how urgently we need to change the environments [...]

Theresa May has failed to act on gender equality – but WE won’t

Today, Theresa May marks her 100th day in office having taken no action to improve the lives of women in the United Kingdom, despite early promises of equality for all. The Women’s Equality Party, which at the start of May’s term as Prime Minister offered her six achievable policies on gender equality, said it would [...]