Focus on Policy
WRC works for and with the women’s sector on a number of key policy issues to provide strategic and operational steer for discussions within the sector alongside this WRC and its CEDAW Working Group are committed to ensuring women and women’s organisations have a strong voice at the UN Committee.
CEDAW is the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women and is an international treaty adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Assembly. Described as an international bill of rights for women, it was instituted on 3 September 1981 and has been ratified by 189 states.
Briefings, as part of a series, that aim to highlight the key proposals made by London Funders for future voluntary sector support in London. It aims to provide a summary of the issues and emerging policy imperatives to provide strategic and operational steer for discussion within the Women's sector
Police & Crime Commissioners
PCC’s were elected for the second time on 5th May 2016 in 40 force areas across England and Wales. Every force area is represented by a PCC, except Greater Manchester and London, where PCC responsibilities lie with the Mayor. They are responsible for the totality of policing
The Why women? campaign calls upon the government to put gender back on the agenda by acknowledging the systematic disadvantage women face because of their gender and publicly recognizing and adequately funding the essential services the women’s sector provides to address this. Why Women? Supports women’s organisations