WOMEN IN PRISON- A GUEST BLOG BY PROF JO PHOENIX
Women in prison are not inherently vulnerable – but they are disadvantaged in multiple ways, argues Professor Jo Phoenix
New MoJ transgender prisoner policy: WPUK Statement
We believe no female prisoner should be forced to share prison space with male prisoners. The United Nations mandate to keep male and female prisoners separate is essential, not...
WPUK Statement on the resignation of Nicola Sturgeon
In voting through gender self-ID, the Scottish parliament has wilfully ignored the evidence of women and girls, as well as the advice of legal experts and advocates for women’s...
A record of Woman’s Place UK meetings
WPUK is only one of many women's groups organising public meetings across the UK. For upcoming events we recommend the Women's Grid and the Feminist Calendar. To keep up...
Prison does not work for women: Bea Jaspert
Bea Jaspert can be found at @hogotheforsaken. "My prison experience was 33 years ago, but sorry to say, nothing has changed for the better. I hope we can turn that...
Woman’s Place UK Portsmouth: Lucy Masoud
This is the text of a speech given by Lucy Masoud, at our meeting co-hosted by Portsmouth University on Thursday 16th September 2021, A Woman’s Place is asking big...
Women’s prisons and male transgender prisoners*
The ruling handed down in FDJ v SSJ in the High Court of Justice last week is further proof, were it needed, that UK law does not work for...
Fair Play for Women uncover new crime data
Fair Play for Women has uncovered new data on sex crime patterns. Fair Play for Women’s data shows that transwomen in England and Wales exhibit a similar pattern of...
Gender recognition in Ireland: Jill Nesbitt
Jill Nesbitt is a former journalist who has worked freelance and on the staff of The Irish Times, as a researcher on The Consumer Show for RTE, Ireland’s national...
House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee Transgender Inquiry: A critique
This article has been republished here by permission of the authors. It was originally published on the Women Analysing Policy on Women website on 6th June 2017. A critique...
Equality Act 2010 Exemptions Should Be Retained, Strengthened And Extended
Speech made by Judith Green, co-founder of Woman’s Place UK, 31st October 2017 In thanking David Davies, I have a small confession to make. I’m a card-carrying member of...
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