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  • Holyrood calls to Westminster

    The announcement this week by the Scottish Government that they intend to fully consult with women and carry out a full Equality Impact Assessment into proposals to adopt legal...

  • WPUK & Toilets

    There has been much speculation about the expectations we have for the use of toilets at our meetings. Below is the explanation we gave to Norwich Quakers when they...

  • Support Julie Bindel

    We are disappointed that The Guardian has made an editorial decision to ignore the views of women by not publishing our response to their mendacious account of the attack...

  • The most vibrant feminist meeting of the year

    Our meeting on Monday 20th May has certainly had a big impact. Lots of women who were there or who have heard about it have been in touch to...

  • No room for racism or misogyny

    We note the reports of a black woman being harassed and intimidated at the London May Day rally on Tuesday 1st May by a masked person and several white...

  • WPUK Submissions and Statements on GRA

    On this page you can find links to WPUK statements on and submissions to various organisations on proposed reform to the UK Gender Recognition Act.

  • Meeting with Leeds Council

    WPUK met with Leeds City Council in December 2018. A local representative who had been involved in setting up the Leeds WPUK meeting also attended. The discussion included: An...

  • University Challenge

    Woman’s Place UK welcomes the publication Freedom of expression: a guide for higher education providers and students’ unions in England and Wales about the importance of facilitating debate and...

  • WPUK meetings with Government

    The following parliamentary question was raised by David T C Davies, on 6th December 2018: “To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 29...

  • Sex, Race & Class

    Our aims are to discuss issues of concern around sex and gender and the GRA. We want to focus on this in a respectful and considered way. We are...

  • Smears & Lies

    We have recently been criticised for retweeting a tweet by someone who links to For Britain. We did this in good faith, without checking the profile, during an extremely...

  • Free speech at Edinburgh University

    We unreservedly condemn the attack on University of Edinburgh Rector Ann Henderson by a number of student groups including the Edinburgh University Student Association sabbaticals at the University. A...

  • A Woman’s Place is in Leeds

    On Friday 28th September, Leeds City Council prevented us holding our planned meeting in Leeds Civic Hall with an eleventh hour cancellation. 

The meeting, organised by Woman’s Place UK...

  • WPUK & John McDonnell

    We can confirm that we have had a meeting in confidence with John McDonnell. That meeting was very constructive and John listened to our concerns and confirmed that women’s...

  • Slurs Slander & Libel

    In the course of the last year Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) has been under almost relentless attack both on social media and in real life. We believe that many...

  • WPUK Meeting with Green Party

    We are astonished by the reaction to Caroline Lucas tweeting that she is arranging a meeting with Woman’s Place UK to hear the concerns of women in relation to...

  • Social Media Attacks on WPUK

    It is now clear somebody created a fake FB account using a photograph of a woman without her permission and made posts implying she was a ticketholder to our...

  • Turning the Tide: Brighton 16th July 2018

      On Monday 16th July, Woman’s Place UK held a meeting in Brighton. The meeting was organised in response to a request by local women, as has been the...

  • Brighton Meeting 16th July 2018

    Woman’s Place UK is disappointed that, despite complete openness with Friends Meeting House Brighton, that they have cancelled our booking with them. This has happened just 5 days before...

  • Response to letter on GRA in Morning Star 13th July 2018

    We are calling for action within our movement to allow informed discussion to take place over proposed changes to the Act. We are glad that the signatories of the...