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  • WPUK: NHS review of mixed sex accommodation

    This is the WPUK written submission to the review of NHS mixed sex accomodation. Representatives of WPUK also attended a meeting with other stakeholders which we were invited to...

  • Anneliese Dodds on Woman’s Hour

    For the International Women’s Day episode of BBC Woman’s Hour, Emma Barnett interviewed Anneliese Dodds, the Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, and asked her for a clear definition...

  • WPUK Questions for Councillors

    This May, many local councillors will be standing for election. Help us find out where they stand and what they will do to uphold the rights of women and...

  • WPUK: Socialist Party and Stonewall

    An article about Stonewall published by The Socialist in December 2021 made the claim that “some in the women's and labour movement” are jointly campaigning with right-wing journalists and...

  • WPUK: UCL and Stonewall

    We are aware of an article in a student publication attacking UCL for their decision not to renew membership of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index. The article makes baseless allegations...

  • Letter to Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary Shona Robison

    On Monday 24th January, representatives for Woman's Place UK met with Shona Robison, the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government to discuss our concerns...

  • WPUK statement on Raquel Rosario Sanchez vs University of Bristol

    This week Raquel Rosario Sanchez takes Bristol University to court for allegedly failing to protect her from bullying and harassment. It’s well-known* that Bristol University failed to discipline students...

  • Joint statement on Scottish Government plans to legislate for the self-declaration of sex

    This joint statement was released earlier today by 15 groups regarding the Scottish Government's plans for reform of the Gender Recognition Act.

  • Support the women at Belfast Regina Coeli hostel

    Women workers protest against closure of Regina Coeli women’s hostel Women workers at Belfast’s Regina Coeli hostel, which is facing closure in a few weeks, have begun an occupation...

  • NMC: Please withdraw from Stonewall

    We have today sent a letter to the Nursing and Midwifery Council which calls on them to withdraw from Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme and Workplace Equality Index. The letter also...

  • WPUK submission: WESC Inquiry into GRA Reform

    The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report giving details and analysis of submissions made by stakeholders to the Inquiry into the Reform of the Gender Recognition Act. We...

  • Stonewall: Mental Health Nurse speaks

    Woman's Place UK has recently published a letter drafted by nurses and midwives concerned at the impact of Stonewall's Diversity Chamption Programme and Equality Index on patient care. This...

  • Stonewall: Nurses and Midwives speak out

    Hundreds of nurses and midwives have signed a letter calling for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and NHS trusts to withdraw from Stonewall's Diversity Champions Programme and Equality Index. These...

  • Stonewall: Letter to Nursing and Midwifery Council

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for nurses, midwives and health visitors. This letter, drafted by concerned nurses and other healthcare professionals, calls for: a) the...

  • March with Midwives – Inclusion and Exclusion

    Anna is a midwife and part of the With Woman collective. She writes about the challenges facing midwifery in the UK; the grassroots movement March with Midwives; and their...

  • Joan Smith: Ending VAWG must be a national priority

    Ending VAWG is an urgent national priority Four years ago, this country suffered the highest number of terrorist fatalities since the 7/7 attacks in 2005. Thirty-six people died in...

  • Woman’s Place UK in Cambridge 2017

    A Woman's Place is on the platform was our first ever public meeting. We have now organised a total of 28 public meetings, 10 webinars and a conference...

  • SWP: WPUK response to statement

    A Woman’s Place is NOT in Prison Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) organised a large meeting in central London on October 27th on the issue of women in prison. It...

  • Transgender prison policy: Women prisoners speak out

    Below are testimonies from several women prisoners expressing a range of views on the accommodation of male transgender prisoners in the female prison estate. These women have been living...

  • SWP: Stand Up to Misogyny, Racism and Abuse

    After attendees, staff and volunteers were subject to an abusive protest at our recent meeting, A Woman's Place is NOT in prison, we have written the following letter to...