Media Round-Up: March 2021

Date Posted: Thursday 4th March 2021

Who's been talking about WBG this month?

Big Issue – This Budget does nothing to help women at the sharp end of the pandemic

Huffington Post – Women Have Been Hit Harder By Covid. Now This Budget Forgets Them Altogether

The Guardian – ‘Mothers are livid. We’ve had enough!’ The pregnant women being forced out of the workplace 

Open Democracy – Rishi Sunak said he’d protect the vulnerable. So why is he making them pay?

The Independent – Budget 2021: Why it is more important for women than ever – what it got right and what it missed

The Independent – Why is furlough being extended until September?

Stylist – “Our voices aren’t being heard”: why we need a pandemic exit strategy that works for all women

The Independent- The pandemic of inequality: How coronavirus is settling women’s rights back decades 

iNews – Budget 2021: £19m support for domestic violence victims announced by Rishi Sunak

The Guide Liverpool – The Women’s Organisation is urging the government to give more financial business support to women

Holyrood – Women’s work and the impact of the pandemic

Kilburn Times – Week of virtual events in Brent to mark International Women’s Day

Daily Record – A year of coronavirus pandemic has been a catastrophe for gender equality

Guardian- International Women’s Day: experts discuss Covid’s impact on gender equality

i- International Women’s Day: From salaries to mental health, the price women have paid in the pandemic

Independent- Women disproportionately suffering under furlough, study finds

Global Citizen- 5 women fighting for equality for black mums in Britain, to celebrate this Mother’s Day

ITV- Exclusive research for ITV News finds women are bearing the brunt of lockdown financially and emotionally

Government Executive- The pandemic has made women angry

BBC- I’m being financially punished because i’m in a relationship  

The HR Director- Women are falling foul of business reporting complacency