Tag: equality act
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
WPUK’ SUBMISSION: IPSO editorial guidelines on sex and gender.
The use of “she” and “woman” to refer to biologically male offenders misleads readers in another fundamental way. It creates the impression that far more women commit crimes sexual...
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...
Statement on the UK Government’s decision to block the Gender Recognition Reform Bill (Scotland)
We are pleased that both the Labour Party Leader, Keir Starmer and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, Anneliese Dodds have voiced concern regarding the substance of...
The Scottish Parliament passes the GRR Bill
The Scottish Parliament, supported by Scottish Labour, passes the Gender Recognition Reform Bill, 86/39. This represents a dark day in Scottish history. In voting through gender self-ID, the Scottish...
Evidence to the Scottish Government: female participation in sport
'Girls and women need an opportunity to participate in physical activity in their own ways. The presence of males, as staff or participants, changes how girls and women participate...
WPUK statement: For Women Scotland vs the Scottish Ministers
For Women Scotland vs the Scottish Ministers serves to remind us that UK law does not work for women. By accident or design, there is a disregard for women’s rights,...
Gender Recognition Reform Bill: Letters to Scottish Leaders
Gender Recognition Reform Bill Next Tuesday, the Parliamentary committee will spend another morning debating Stage 2 amendments to the Gender Recognition Reform Bill (Scotland). Ahead of the debate, Woman’s...
Attorney General affirms sex-based rights
Woman’s Place UK welcomes the clarifications on sex-based rights in the Equality Act (2010) made in the Attorney General’s speech to Policy Exchange. The statement makes clear the absolute...
WPUK: EHRC Guidance on single sex exceptions
Woman's Place UK welcomes guidance from the EHRC on the implementation of single-sex exceptions as set out in the Equality Act 2010.
Joint Statement on the UK Government’s responsibility to uphold women’s sex-based rights
We welcome this week’s announcement by the Minister for Women and Equalities. We are pleased that she has struck a balance between improving the process for obtaining a Gender...
Making policies Equality Act compliant: Audrey Ludwig
Audrey Ludwig is a practising discrimination solicitor. Introduction This blog is loosely based on the talk I gave, with Julian Norman, at the WPUK Women’s Liberation Conference in February...
Legally this is not a ‘trans rights issue’ it’s a ‘sex rights issue’ – a blog about boxes: Audrey Ludwig
Audrey Ludwig is a practising discrimination solicitor. The way the issue is portrayed by lobbyists, most politicians, many corporates and the media, is legally wrong. The “trans rights debate”,...
Misogyny in action: a rebuttal of statement by Trans Action Oxford
On 17th October 2019, Trans Action Oxford published an open letter attacking Woman’s Place UK and our forthcoming event, A Woman’s Place is at the lectern. This statement is...
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