Beyond Equality: The changing policy landscape

Hear from our Policy Officer, Kiran Dhami Read more

This Is What A Feminist Leader Looks Like

Celebrating International Women’s Day by showcasing women and leadership. Read more

Work under way to tackle gender and racial discrimination across Greater Manchester

GMCA to work in partnership with Mama Health & Poverty Partnership and Women's Resource Centre to tackle gender and racial discrimination; with a commitment to intersectional experiences of Black, African and asylum seeking women. Read more

Applications open: WRC's Fundraising Coaching Programme

Women’s Resource Centre are delighted to launch a 6-week Fundraising Coaching Programme for women’s charities and organisations in the UK. 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

Employment and Health - Article 11 and 12, CEDAW

Access to maternity care is a human right – CEDAW and NHS Charging of Pregnant Migrant Women Read more

Education - Article 10, CEDAW

"GRT women and girls still experience discrimination in all areas of their lives, especially in their access to education, and subsequently their participation in the work force." Read more

Nationality - Article 9, CEDAW

Article 9 underpins the fundamental right of each woman to determine their own nationality and that of their children. The current hostile environment towards immigration is disproportionally impacting already vulnerable asylum-seeking and migrant women and preventing them from accessing this right in a tangible way, due to lack of suitable gender-sensitive measures being implemented, and a fear of the system. Read more