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18
Oct

Theresa May awards outstanding STEM advocate & Rising Star alumni, Rashada Harry with Points of Light award

The Prime Minister has recognised previous Rising Star in Technology winner, Rashada Harry for her outstanding contribution to increasing opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds in STEM industries. Rashada Harry, is the founder of ‘Your Future, Your Ambition’, an annual event at the Emirates Stadium that aims to bridge the diversity gap in STEM subjects....
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09
Aug

Rising Star winner, Trishna Bharadia, honoured by Prime Minister

Rising Star winner, Trishna Bharadia has been honoured by Prime Minister, Theresa May, for supporting people living with MS and other chronic conditions. Bharadia, 38, is the latest recipient of the Points of Light award, which recognises outstanding volunteers who are making a change in their community and inspiring others. Each day, someone, somewhere in the...
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LGBT
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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04
Apr

Gender Pay Gap: Theresa May pledges to tackle “burning injustice” on last day of pay gap reporting

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to tackle the “burning injustice” of the gender pay gap, as the deadline for companies to report looms. Companies have until midnight tonight [4 April) to release their gender pay gap data. Of the 9,000 companies with more than 250 employees who are expected to announce their data, around...
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16
Mar

Prime Minister backs Women in Finance Charter, as over 200 companies sign

Prime Minister Theresa May has backed the Women in Finance Charter, as over 200 companies sign. A further 45 companies have signed up to the charter, including Goldman Sachs, UBS, Sainsbury’s Bank and Visa. The charter now covers over 650,000 financial services employees in the UK. The announcement coincides with the launch of the first...
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06
Feb

Intimidation and aggression on social media threatening our democracy, says Theresa May on 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote

Intimidation and aggression on social media is coarsening public debate, deterring people from participating in politics and threatening our democracy, according to Prime Minister Theresa May on the100th anniversary of women achieving the vote. In a speech to mark the centenary, May celebrated the heroism of the suffrage movement and “the enormous strides we have taken...
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19
Jan

Nusrat Ghani becomes first Muslim female minister to speak in the House of Commons

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has become the first Muslim female minister to speak in the House of Commons. Ghani, the daughter of Pakistani immigrants, was promoted to parliamentary under-secretary at the Department for Transport in the recent cabinet reshuffle. Ghani spoke to the Commons about access for disabled people at train stations, where she...
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