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Government Equalities Office

Women's Engagement Newsletter
November 2015

From the Ministers for Women and Equalities

Ministerial Foreword: Nicky Morgan MP

Introduction from Nicky Morgan, which highlights work from across government to challenge inequalities affecting women. 


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Lord Davies 5 year summary report

Report of Lord Davies' work to increase representation of women on FTSE 100 boards to at least 25%, and next steps. 

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PM announces new measures to eradicate gender pay inequality

David Cameron and Nicky Morgan announce steps to remove barriers to women's success


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BIS tackforce to tackle vioence 

Business Secretary Sajid Javid calls on universities to tackle violence against women on campus. 


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Report on modern slavery

Publication of the report of the inter-departmental ministerial group on modern slavery 2015.


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FGM mandatory reporting duty comes into force

New guidance published to help professionals prepare for the duty.


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CPS launch #ConsentIs campaign

The Crown Prosecution Service has launched a social media campaign to get people talking about sexual consent.


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Domestic Abuse Summit speech

Karen Bradley, Minister for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation, speaks at the Domestic Abuse Summit.


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Speed mentoring for female entrepreneurs

Nicky Morgan announces £50,000 funding to create networking opportunities for women in business.


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International Day of the Girl 2015

11 October marked the International Day of the Girl - recognising girls' rights.


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Other news


Public Appointments currently open for application. Read more >


Equality and Human Rights Commission Chair vacancy. Read more >


Contribute to current government consultations. Read more >


Meet the ministers


Nicky Morgan MP Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities. Read more >


Caroline DInenage MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Family Justice. Read more >


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