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22
Nov

Penny Mordaunt announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready

Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready. The fund is a new phase of the returners programme to help people who have been out of work to care for others. Organisations from across England will be able to bid for grants...
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02
Aug

100 per cent of UK employers have published gender pay gap data

For the first time ever, 100 per cent of UK employers have published their gender pay gap data. Under new regulations that came into force in April 2017, all employers with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap data. All 10,000 UK employers that the Government has identified as having over...
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03
Jul

New government action plan pledges to improve the lives of LGBT people

The government has released a new action plan, pledging to improve the lives of LGBT people. The 75-point action plan aims to tackle discrimination and improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. The Action Plan is a direct result of a national survey of LGBT people, the largest...
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17
Apr

UK is making sure one million girls across the Commonwealth get a quality education

The UK is making sure one million girls across the Commonwealth get a quality education to play a transformational role in their communities and societies. Prime Minister Theresa May announced that vulnerable and marginalised girls in developing countries will receive the life-changing education they need to become the thinkers and leaders of the future. 130...
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07
Mar

Penny Mordaunt pays tribute to Jo Cox & calls for gender equality to become a reality

International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt has paid tribute to MP Jo Cox’s humanitarian and called for gender equality to become a reality, ahead of International Women’s Day. Speaking at the headquarters of mobile technology industry association, the GSMA, Mordaunt will announce new UK aid support to help grassroots organisations working on issues that were close...
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09
Nov

Penny Mordaunt named as the new International Development Secretary

Penny Mordaunt has been appointed by Theresa May as the new International Development Secretary, replacing Priti Patel. The Conservative MP replaces Priti Patel who resigned on Wednesday after it was revealed that she had arranged unauthorised meetings with members of the Israeli government. Her new role was confirmed Thursday afternoon in a meeting between the...
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09
Mar

IWD is an opportunity to ‘take stock of how far we have to travel to create an equal society’, states Nicky Morgan

Education Secretary and Women and Equalities Minister, Nicky Morgan used International Women’s Day to not only celebrate women but also to remind people that there is still a huge amount of work to be done to create gender equality. Speaking at the Churchill War Rooms, Imperial War Musuem in an event hosted by MP Penny...
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