A member of Labour's ruling body has come under fire over her "disgraceful" response to a Labour MP who quit over the party's handling of anti-semitism.
Amber Rudd has said there is a "whiff of sexism" in the way Tory MPs are preparing to back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal after rejecting Theresa May's.
A 37% year-on-year rise in hate crime against transgender people should be a “wake-up call" for ministers, campaigners have declared.
The targeted bullying and harrassment of women MPs in the Labour Party is an attempt to silence us and keep us out of the public sphere, writes Helen Jones MP.
Female employment in the UK has risen, but family life and the economy will suffer unless workplace practices are modernised, writes Maria Miller MP
It’s time to be bold on women’s rights – Labour must address the systemic issues, writes Sarah Champion MP
Labour will force all large companies to bring in a menopause workplace policy in a bid to smash the "stigma" women face during the transition, the party has announced.
The Conservatives have made women and equalities a part-time role – we will not allow Boris Johnson to drive us back further, writes Dawn Butler MP
A disabled Labour MP has claimed she was forced to sack a member of staff who helped her carry out her duties after the Commons spending watchdog withdrew funding for the post, PoliticsHome can reveal.
The Liberal Democrats have dropped a candidate after he called for senior Conservatives to be "burned at the stake".
Gypsies and Travellers who have stopped travelling due to old age, ill-health, educational needs or being disabled are being forgotten in planning authorities’ site allocation processes following changes to policy definitions, the UK’s equality body has warned.
Zac Goldsmith has been promoted to the Cabinet in a mini-reshuffle sparked by the resignation of Boris Johnson's brother.
Jo Swinson has come under pressure to take action against the “dinosaur-type behaviour” of a Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate who likened a rival to a “Barbie doll”.
On the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo massacre Labour and Cooperative Member of Parliament for Manchester Central Lucy Powell MP reflects on the modern challenges to democracy.
Theresa May has hit out at Donald Trump over tweets in which he told ethnic minority Democratic politicians to go back to their own countries.
May Days: Under the reign of Theresa May the statute books became more feminist while the lives of real women got harder, says Jess Phillips
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.