Media Round-Up: October 2022
Date Posted: Monday 21st November 2022
October was another month of tumult. As the weather turns, people are acutely aware of the cost of energy. The cost-of-living has been making headlines throughout changes to economic policy as so many continue to struggle:
That’s What She Said mentioned our work in their piece: Is the Cost of Living Crisis a Feminist Issue?
The site Senedd Research also cited us in their article: “Women are the shock absorbers of poverty”: The impact of the cost of living on women
Care work – paid and unpaid – is also being hit hard by the current crisis:
- Byline Times: Care Workers Face Poverty as Vacancies Reach Record Levels
- The Irish News: Roseann Kelly: Crucial element of north’s economic infrastructure in crisis
- Independent: ‘Dystopian soundbites’: Tory minister under fire for suggesting tax cuts for women who have more children
- The Guardian: UK childcare is collapsing – and forcing mothers back into the home
- Prospect: Have we forgotten the child in the childcare debate?
A bright spark is Business Fights Poverty‘s piece: Making the Care Economy Everyone’s Business
A number of publications have commented on the recent change in PM, including breakdowns of policies affecting women. A few of these articles have cited our work:
- Refinery 29: Things Were Bad For Women – But Liz Truss Has Made Them Even Worse
- Grazia: As Liz Truss Resigns As PM, We Look Back At Everything She Did – Or Rather, Didn’t – Do For Women
- Stylist: Is Rishi Sunak a feminist? Where our new PM stands on the issues that mean the most to women in the UK
- Independent: Where does Rishi Sunak stand on women’s issues?
Finally, The Money Edit reported on March of the Mummies at the end of the month: March of the Mummies: Why 20,000 parents are protesting this Saturday