The decision by the European Court on Human Rights that insurers cannot offer differential premiums to men and women is anti-science.
Refuge got a few headlines before Christmas with a press release saying that homicides of women by their husbands or partners had risen from 72 in 2008 to 101 in 2009.
False statistics inundate our lives. They gush like a torrent from government ministries on to front pages the world over. Never, or rarely, is there enough time to check them all.
A spate of press reports this month warned of dire consequences for women if public spending cuts lead to public sector job losses.
Sharp words in today’s report on rape by Baroness Stern (pictured) over the constant bandying of the claim that only 6 per cent of reported rapes lead to convictions.
There’s an odd argument in the letters column of The Guardian today from Ceri Goddard, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society, which campaigns for equality between men and wome
The gap in pay between men and women has narrowed, according to the latest data from the ONS, no matter how you measure it.
The Prime Minister wants civil partnership ceremonies to be held in the Palace of Westminster, he told a Speaker’s conference this week.
The Home Office claims that violence against women and girls costs £40.1 billion a year. That’s a very big claim.