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Government Equalities Office

Women's Engagement Newsletter
October 2014

From the Ministers for Women and Equalities

Ministerial foreword:
Jo Swinson MP

Jo Swinson, Minister for Women and Equalities, announces Shared Parental Leave 


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Take part in the Women’s Engagement Roadshow

We want to hear from women on key issues including violence against women and girls, the economy and education.


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Supporting Women in Business

The Women's Business Council  is looking at ways to remove the barriers that women face in business


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The UK joins Equal Futures Partnership

The UK joins forces with 24 other countries to push forward women’s economic and political empowerment.

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Celebrate Two years of Equality Advice

On 1st October the Equality Advisory and Support Service turned 2 years old and took the message of equality out on the street.

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Take part in the open consultation

Do you think the current law on domestic abuse needs to be strengthened to offer better protection to victims?

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Other news


£1 million in grants paid out as childcare scheme hits milestone

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How did you celebrate Bi Visibility Day?

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How to improve gender equality in the workplace

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Meet the ministers


Nicky Morgan Minister for Women and Equalities.
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Nick Boles Minister of State for Skills and Equalities
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Jo Swinson Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (shared with the Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills).
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News in brief

Two new rape support centres to help victims recover. Read more >


Sign up to the new ‘Govt_Women’ Twitter feed. Read more >


View the latest Public Appointment vacancies. Read more >



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