Women’s Resource Centre’s response to Family Rights Group consultation on Domestic Abuse - Draft Principles

The Family Rights Group are developing principles for good practice when children’s services are working with families, where there is, or has been, domestic abuse. Read our response to their draft principles. Read more

An open letter to the Prime Minister

Our Civil Society sector is at the forefront of supporting those in most need during this time and we are working at double the pace to ensure those who depend upon us are not left without a safety net. Read more

COVID-19 Statement from WRC

A message to friends and colleagues from Women's Resource Centre. Read more

International Women’s Day could become a corporate Mother’s Day

Vivienne Hayes, Women’s Resource Centre CEO, spoke with Alexandra Topping, at The Guardian about the risks the co-option and mainstreaming of International Women’s Day could incur. Read more

Sisters Doing It For Themselves - why we are archiving a herstory of activism

Our new project - Sisters Doing It For Themselves - will create a unique oral herstory archive, documenting the testimonies of current and past leaders. Read more

Why Doesn’t Commissioning Work for the Women’s Sector?

WRC blog on why commissioning doesn't work for the women's sector. Read more

The women’s sector £700 million out of pocket. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.

WRC launch a crowdfund as part of our campaign to reclaim £500 million of the estimated £700 million raised by VAT on period products - commonly known as the Tampon Tax - for dedicated, specialist women’s charities. Read more

Grassroots organising and organisations

Talk delivered by WRC at a UN Women Brunch in 2018. Read more

Marriage and Family Life - Article 16, CEDAW

Welfare and legal reform are not the only factors in this erosion of women’s rights; a misogynistic hegemony is informing political theory and policy. Read more

Equality Before the Law - Article 15, CEDAW

"If our rights are taken away from us, and we can’t fight on a level playing field to get them restored, then those legal and Convention rights are meaningless. It is vital that individuals and organisation know that they can use this to put pressure on the State for access to equality." Read more

Rural Women - Article 14, CEDAW

Article 14 requires the UK Government to address the particular issues faced by rural women, taking all appropriate measures to ensure the application of CEDAW Read more