Women in Westminster are standing up for each other – but how can male colleagues support the fight for a more diverse, inclusive Parliament? Tara O’Reilly explains
Bullying and harassment of MPs’ parliamentary staff is a “significant problem” that has been “accepted for too long”, a damning independent inquiry has found.
Labour and Co-operative MP Stella Creasy calls on UK politicians to "get their house in order" and repeal the Offences Against the Persons Act 1861 which means that abortion in Northern Ireland is criminalised by life in prison, even in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities, rape or incest.
Jeremy Hunt has told Islamophobic Tory members that he does not want them to vote for him to be the party's next leader.
Commonwealth countries that persecute same-sex couples should be kicked out of the organisation, Emily Thornberry has warned.
Ministers have been accused of “ignoring” the effect of a no-deal Brexit on people with disabilities, as it emerged that no formal impact assessment on the issue has yet been carried out.
Pregnant Labour MP Stella Creasy has said the lack of maternity support for those in Parliament is forcing her to "choose between being an MP and being a mum".
A prominent Labour MP will today urge the Government to crack down on “aggressive activists” who protest against LGBT relationship education at school gates.
It is no good to see Labour people demanding loyalty on the basis of being the lesser of two evils, says Wes Streeting MP.
Conservative MPs are four times more likely to judge a person by the shoes that they wear than Labour MPs, according to a poll by national learning disabilities charity Hft.
Despite decades of equality legislation across G7 members, there is still a big difference between the average earnings of men and women. As we leave the EU, the UK has a chance to set out our global leadership on issues which affect the day to day lives of all UK workers, says Baroness Buscombe.
Sajid Javid has taken aim at Boris Johnson as he warned his Tory leadership rivals against "exploiting division" in their bid to become Prime Minister.
A government minister has taken a thinly-veiled swipe at Conservative leadership hopeful Esther McVey after she said parents should be able to withdraw their children from lessons about LGBT relationships.
Please find below details of a briefing EHRC have published in contribution to a Lords debate tomorrow on domestic abuse.
Symbols matter because societal attitudes reflect the way they are interpreted. Until we start a national conversation of how we change and adapt these signs to reflect any and all disabilities, we will continue to marginalise a significant proportion of people who are disabled, says Martin Whitfield MP.
Labour is to face a formal investigation by the UK's equality watchdog over its handling of anti-semitism complaints.
Over the last 10 years highly skilled women have driven a massive rise in freelancers working in the UK. These are not people who are just starting out in their career, they are experienced, knowledgeable and highly skilled, says IPSE.
Three organisations that have failed to report their gender pay gap information on time for the second year in a row have today been publicly named and shamed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
By ensuring that regional economic growth provides access to opportunity for all and doesn’t leave anyone behind, we’ll be one step closer to creating a truly fair England where opportunities are shared equally across the country, says Caroline Waters, Deputy Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
For the sake of our economy and society, ministers must prioritise further action to tackle the gender pay gap, writes Baroness Gale
Women human rights defenders are coming under attack at an alarming rate. The UK should be at the forefront of responding to this global backlash, writes Catherine West
The law clearly needs to change, to flip the presumption that anyone who has fathered a child through rape should be able to apply for access regardless of the risk they present to that child, to make an application possible only in the most exceptional of circumstances, says Louise Haigh MP.
A visibly furious Labour MP today tore into Theresa May after Cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom said parents should be free to bar their young children from LGBT education.
IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has welcomed data showing more women are turning to self-employment than ever. It has, however, warned the government must recognise the importance of this sector to women and many others and do more to protect it.