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  • Reinstate Joan Smith to London Mayor’s VAWG Board

    Woman's Place UK's open letter to Sadiq Khan to protest the treatment of Joan Smith and call for her reinstatement receives over 4,000 signatures in less than 72 hours.

  • 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...

  • Sex and the Census: Call to Action

    Call to Action to ensure the accurate collection of sex data in the 2021 Census. Sex and the Census Report In 2020 we were delighted to collaborate with Oxford...

  • Make the Census make sense

    Some of you are asking how you can voice your concern about the proposed guidance to accompany the sex question. You can contact ONS on national.statistician@statistics.gov.uk Liz Truss MP...

  • WPUK Guidance for the Scottish Government’s consultation on reform of the GRA

    The Scottish Government is consulting on its proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA). It published a draft bill and consultation paper in December 2019. The deadline...

  • Mixed sex toilets: model letter

    There is growing concern at the trend of turning single sex toilets into mixed sex provision. This week, Lord Lucas initited a debate on the provision of changing and...

  • 5 questions for your Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

    In the forthcoming General Election, it is important to make sure that issues of concern to women are at the forefront of political campaigning and that women know what...

  • Dear Marks & Spencer: women-only changing rooms

    On 31st October, Marks & Spencer tweeted the following post in response to Jean Hatchet: “As a business, we strive to be inclusive and therefore, we allow customers the...

  • Dear men: How to support women’s rights

    This blog  is based on a speech that WPUK co-founder, Kiri Tunks, made at the London Men Supporting Women’s Rights meeting on Saturday 26th October which was organised by...

  • Organising meetings

    We have organised meetings all over the UK with the support and know-how of local women. We will continue to organise as many as we can but we know...

  • WPUK Manifesto: write to your MP/AM/MSP

    MPs respond best to original letters from individuals. Below you will find a model letter but it is best if you adapt it to suit your own style. Pick...

  • WPUK Manifesto: take action

    We have now published our revised manifesto. Download this PDF for home printing: Printable manifesto It adds detail to our 5 New Year resolutions which form the pillars of...

  • Councils and the Equality Act

    We are asking supporters to challenge their councils over their adherence to equality law as it relates to women. This action relates to two of our New Year Resolutions...

  • Gender Recognition Act: Lobby your MP

      Who is your MP and what do they care about? Visit https://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/mps/ and enter your postcode. This site will give you basic information about your MP, their responsibilities...

  • A Woman’s Place is in her union

    Following the recent vote at TUC conference in favour of a motion supporting self-declaration of gender, we have been asked by women how best they can take this issue...

  • City of London Gender Identity Survey

    On July 7th 2018, a link to a survey monkey questionnaire was tweeted out by Edward Lord OBE , an officer of the City of London Corporation. The survey...

  • Grassroots women’s pressure forces local authorities to comply with the law over sex and gender

    Local councils around Britain have been forced to change legally inaccurate equalities information on their websites by women’s rights campaigners. Many authorities have been found to be in breach...

  • Sex is a protected characteristic

    The Equality Act (2010) identifies 9 protected characteristics. They are age disability gender reassignment marriage & civil partnership pregnancy & maternity religion or belief race sex sexual orientation These...