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...
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...
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...
WPUK Myth busters
From the earliest days of our campaign, WPUK has faced smears, slurs, and lies intended to discredit us. We’re busy women so we don’t have time to write to...
WPUK & The Green Party
Given that we are sharing statements about our interactions with political parties, we have decided to publish this account of our interactions with the Green party. Last year, we...
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...
A Woman’s Place is turning the tide
Ali Ceesay was part of a team of women who organised a WPUK meeting in Brighton in July 2018. Organising a WPUK meeting, may not feel like an easy...
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