If you were asked to put in rank order what you valued more highly – your Grannie, your children or your car…. love, instinct, social pressure and conditioned response probably tell us one thing, but financial reckoning something completely different. Continue reading Equal pay for equal value
I firmly believe in the cultural, environmental, economic and social justice, workers and womens’ rights benefits that membership of the EU brings. No matter what happens it is imperative we protect these rights. Continue reading EU and me
There is public meeting on Monday hosted by TfL on 26th March at New Cross Learning. #WE urge you to join the conversation.
Continue reading WE need to talk about the Bakerloo Line
Liz Truss doesn’t appear to know that Job Centres don’t act as advice centres on benefits. She appears to have some misty-eyed vision of a UK where you can pop to your local job centre – a bit like popping to the post office or the GP- err,… no wait – where a friendly and unhurried public servant will slowly and carefully take you through the process. Continue reading Universal credit "may" have been a good idea but it's a credit to no-one
WHAT DO WE NEED TO DO TO PUT WOMEN’S EQUALITY ON THE AGENDA IN LEWISHAM, IN THE MAYORAL AND COUNCIL ELECTIONS IN MAY 2018?
HOW ARE WE GOING TO DO IT? Continue reading “JOIN US – set the agenda for 2018”
Until full access to sexual and reproductive health rights is a reality for women in every nation of the UK, there will be a glaring double standard in our government’s approach. Whilst we welcome unreservedly the UK’s leadership on family planning on the world stage, it is vital that these same politicians do not abandon their commitments to uphold the human rights of women on these shores. Continue reading WEP calls out government’s double standards on sexual and reproductive health rights
The Women’s Equality Party is the only party with a joined-up plan for tackling the pension gap. “We are working to create an equal education system that ends the practice of encouraging young girls into jobs that we value and pay less. We have fully-costed policies for free childcare that would create millions more jobs, increase the tax base and reduce out-of-work benefits. We are the only party working to offer women real choices so they can work and save.” Continue reading Equal Pay means Equal Pension…?
These are the Questions that we are putting to the candidates in the three Lewisham constituencies:
Can’t take any credit for this one but thought you might like to take a look. Please share widely this very succinct and compelling article by Melissa Robertson who is supporting WEP Liverpool’s Metro Mayor campaign. http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/why-pay-equality-matters/1429628 Continue reading Pay Gap Audit & Why it Matters