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Government Equalities Office

22 May 2014

From the Ministers for Women and Equalities

Ministerial Intro: Nicky Morgan

 

Welcome to the May edition of the Women's Engagement Newsletter.


It’s my first as Minister for Women, a job I combine with being Financial Secretary to the Treasury. 
 

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Women on Boards 3 years on


Lord Davies of Abersoch has published the third annual progress report into Women on Boards.

 

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Childcare Business Scheme Extended

 

A scheme offering grants of up to £500 to people in England who want to start their own childcare business has been extended until 31 December 2014.
 

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Women's Business Council

 

WBC member, Nikki Yates, blogs about CSW57 and women in Science, Teachnology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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Jenny Willott talks gender pay audits


On 29 April, Jenny Willott MP met with leading banks, retailers, manufacturers, and others to discuss the practical and legal issues around gender pay audits.
 

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Female entrepreneurs set to benefit from superfast broadband


Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan announces a new £1million challenge fund to help women grow their business online.
 

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Other news

   

Lorely Burt MP appointed ‘women in enterprise’ champion.


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Home Secretary leads action on police response to domestic violence.

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Gang violence: Young women protected by government-backed project.

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Meet the ministers

   

Nicky Morgan Minister for Women and Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Read more >

 

Helen Grant Minister for Women and Equalities (and Minister for Sport and Tourism).
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Jenny Willott Covering for Jo Swinson as Minister for Women and Equalities (shared with the Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills). Read more >

 

News in brief

Homophobic bullying in 
schools project gets underway

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Sign up to the new ‘DCMS Women’ Twitter feed
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View the latest Public Appointment vacancies
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Contact us at: womensengagement@geo.gsi.gov.uk

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