General Election Blogs

We've released four election blogs, with more to come! Alongside putting together our #ge2017forwomen website, the Women's Budget Group has been busy writing pre-election.     Our Huffington Post Election blog series by Co-Director Mary-Ann Stephenson...

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Women’s Budget Group is an independent, not-for-profit that monitors the impact of government policies on men and women. We put forward policies for a more gender equal future and build the capacity of women and women’s groups to participate in economic debates.

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The General Election 2017

The General Election 2017

Women's Budget Group has carried out analysis on a wide range of policy which we will be using to raise awareness around the upcoming General Election 2017. See our election blog specials on Brexit, social care, and social security with more to come! We've also set up...

IMF Worldwide Review of Gender Budgeting

IMF Worldwide Review of Gender Budgeting

At the Women's Budget Group we are happy to see that the IMF is paying some attention to Gender Budgeting.   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has undertaken research on gender and macroeconomics which includes a world-wide survey of gender budgeting as a tool to...

What will Brexit mean for Women?

What will Brexit mean for Women?

In partnership with the LSE's Gender Institute, the Women's Budget Group is hosting a special members' event on what Brexit will mean for women. The Women's Budget Group are beginning work to explore the impact of Brexit on women's rights, and we invite members with...

Protecting equality post Brexit

Protecting equality post Brexit

Women’s Budget Group welcomes recommendations of the Women and Equalities Select Committee.
In a report published today the Women and Equalities Select Committee made a series of recommendations to protect equality as the UK leaves the European Union.