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Government Equalities Office

Women's Engagement Newsletter
July 2015

From the Ministers for Women and Equalities

Ministerial Foreword: Caroline Dinenage MP

Introduction from Caroline Dinenage, which invites you to contribute to the government consultation on closing the Gender Pay Gap. 

 

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Women's Business Council "Two Years On" report

Report from the Women's Business Council outlining recommendations for changing business culture to support women's participation.

 

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£3.2 million funding to help victims of domestic violence and abuse

Budget announces a £3.2million funding boost to help ensure no victim of domestic abuse is turned away from help. 

 

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Karen Bradley visits Forced Marriage Unit

The Minister for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation visited the government's Forced Marriage Unit.

 

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UK and US join forces to support girls' education in poor countries

New five year education programme in the DRC will help girls and boys get the skills they need to succeed.

 

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Summer Budget 2015: key announcements

Summer Budget 2015 announcements including new National Living Wage and 30 hours free childcare for working families.

 

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Girl Summit anniversary: one year on

Speech by Justine Greening at Canada House, marking one year on since Girl Summit 2014 and reflecting on the progress made.

 

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One year on: supporting female talent in the energy sector

Nicky Morgan speaks at the POWERful Women "one year on" event and urges energy companies to continue nurturing and developing female talent.

 

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Nicky Morgan speaks about tackling LGBT bullying

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan discusses the government's plans to end lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) bullying in schools.

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Revising the Victims' Code

Open consultation on proposed changes to the Victims' Code.

 

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Other news

   

Public Appointments currently open for application. Read more >

 

Latest crime and policing newsletter. Read more >

 

Save the date: GEO CSW National Annual Consultation event on 9th November.  

 
   

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 >

 
 

Internet Governance Forum: survey on online abuse of women. Read more >

 

Register for the Women's Forum at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. Read more >

 

BITC Race at work survey, open to ethnic minority and white employees age 16-64+. Read more >

 

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