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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.
Theresa May has hit back after being accused of snubbing female reporters on International Women’s Day.
The number of women turning to self-employment has risen by 57 per cent since 2008, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found. That is more than double the increase in self-employed men in the same period, with two of the most common reasons for the change being better income (23%) and better work conditions (22%).
Nearly one year on from the introduction of gender pay gap reporting, the latest analysis from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) reveals slow progress in closing the pay gap for female managers.
Women's Health and Inequalities Minister, Jackie Doyle-Price calls on both the NHS and wider society to do more to educate women about what's normal when it comes to their health and dispel ongoing myths to encourage an open dialogue between both men and women.
On International Women’s Day 2019 Age UK warns that women are generally being hurt the most by the lack of care and support. Alzheimer’s Society comments:
In the run-up to International Women’s day, Lloyds Banking Group, in partnership with The House, hosted a roundtable discussion and drinks reception on the topic of diversity in business. Parliamentarians, industry experts, social entrepreneurs and small business leaders came together to discuss the barriers women face in business and what needs to change to achieve equality of opportunity. Geoffrey Lyons reports