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One Day it might….. Written by: Dr. Fiona Armstrong Gibbs Blog As working patterns change is it time to rethink public transport priorities? This blog is by Anna Johnston, Research and Policy Officer at the Women’s Budget Group. Blog The climate emergency is here: We must make our housing policy greener too Greenhouse gas emissions for housing contribute 22 per cent of the UK’s carbon footprint. It’s time our housing policy recognised this, says Anna Johnston from the Women’s Budget Group. UK Policy Briefings Government’s announced plan will not “fix social care once and for all” – we need a free universal social care system Blog An Invisible and Vulnerable Sector: Early Years Childcare and Covid Press Releases WBG media statement for Government social care announcement Press Releases Government plan to remove the £20 uplift to Universal Credit is out of step with young Conservative voters UK Policy Briefings Post-pandemic aspirations: Young people call on the government to invest to secure a better future Blog Complete the survey: How’s your childcare? UK Policy Briefings WBG quick response to Government Plans on Funding for Social Care Reports Access to Childcare in Great Britain Resources on Gender-Responsive Budgeting Events 30.04.2021 Local Government Finance: Can Equality Impact Assessments Make a Difference? Press Releases WBG responds to the National Audit Office report on Social Care Markets Resources Consultation Responses The Women’s Budget Group response to the Green Paper on Transforming Public Procurement Consultation Responses Submission to IPSA Consultation on Parental Leave Open Letters Post Pandemic Childcare Events 19.02.2021 Autumn/Winter Webinar Series: Shared Parental Leave Press Releases Chancellor’s big moment missed the mark, especially for women Events 15.10.2020 Women’s Budget Group AGM Reports Creating a Caring Economy: A Call to Action This report explores how we can build back better after coronavirus through exploring what kind of world do we want to create? What kind of economy do we want to make? Reports The Case for Sustainable Funding for Women’s Centres Press Releases We can no longer ignore the business case for reducing the number of women in prison Events 08.09.2020 ‘A care-led recovery and building back better’ online webinar Online webinar where policy experts discuss why a recovery from Coronavirus must centre care in order to build a fairer, more gender-equal economy Events 09.07.2020 ‘Covid-19 – the impact on women in Coventry’ digital report launch Digital launch of the UK Women's Budget Group's latest report on the gendered impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women in Coventry. Reports Latest Report: Migrant Women and the Economy Press Releases Report Launch: Covid-19: No safety net for migrant women Open Letters An open letter to the Prime Minister UK Policy Briefings Briefing: Covid-19 – Gender and other Equality Issues Blog Covid-19 Crisis: Questions for the Chancellor Consultation Responses Submission to Homelessness Act 2010 inquiry October 2019 UK Policy Briefings 2020 Briefing: Young Women and Economic Justice Blog The ideological dangers of austerity – and why women are bearing the brunt of it Blog by Stephanie Gillibrand for our ECN 'Women and the Economy' series Blog Roads and rails are welcome, but a healthy economy needs care Blog Social Care Is In Crisis: We Need A National Care Service Our social care system is in crisis and women are bearing the brunt. Press Releases Women and Housing: General Election It’s key that all parties capture the extent to which the housing crisis is disproportionately affecting women Press Releases 32 Women’s and Equality Organisations launch a ‘Manifesto for Women and Girls’ UK Policy Briefings General Election 2019: Towards an Economy which Works for Women UK Policy Briefings WBG response to the Queen’s speech – October 2019 Reports Housing for Women in Coventry Press Releases Report Launch: Housing for Women in Coventry New data from our report shows that in Coventry, property prices are 8.5 times women’s median salary, only 5.6 times men’s median salary. Press Releases WBG responds to the Spending Review We now know that the end of austerity just means no more cuts. But the women who have been hit the hardest won’t believe that austerity has ended until they see an improvement in public services they rely on. Blog “‘Second Chance’ Offered me a Lifeline”: Austerity and the erosion of further education Blog post by Rebecca Suart on our ECN 'Women and the Economy' blog series. Blog ‘Operation Yellowhammer’ leak: what does it mean for women? Analysing the gendered impact of a no deal Brexit Events 27.09.2019 Coventry report launch: A Home of Her Own: Housing and Women Consultation Responses Submission to the NHS long term plan consultation August 2019 Blog Committee Concludes the Government’s New Domestic Abuse Bill Neglects Migrant Women Consultation Responses Submission to the Labour party’s National Policy Forum 2019 consultation August 2019 Reports Making devolution work for women: Sheffield City Region data report Resources #HomeOfHerOwn- Campaign to raise awareness of gender housing affordability gap Reports A home of her own, housing and women Reports Benefits or barriers? Making social security work for survivors of violence and abuse across the UK’s four nations Blog Phillip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty: WBG responds to his report on UK poverty Reports Triple Whammy: the impact of local government cuts on women March 2019 IAFFE conference Glasgow Events 08.03.2019 RESCHEDULED: Coventry Report Launch: Funding for the Women’s Sector Lord Mayor's Hospitality Suite, Coventry City Council, CV1 5RR Coventry Reports Life-Changing & Life-Saving: Funding for the women’s sector December 2018 Blog Going, going, gone: The unrelenting destruction of our social infrastructure A guest blog by Hilary Land, Emeritus Professor at the University of Bristol Blog Discrimination Within The Banking System Targets Women A guest blog by Helena McAleer UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Education and Gender October 2018 UK Policy Briefings Autumn Budget 2018: Childcare October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Disabled Women and Austerity October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Social Care October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Violence Against Women and Girls October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Public Transport and Gender October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Housing and Gender October 2018 UK Policy Briefings 2018 WBG Briefing: Health and Gender October 2018 Consultation Responses Childcare as a Barrier to Work Inquiry Submission to the Work and Pensions Committee (September 2018) Blog Transforming Care OpenDemocracy publishes a new eBook outlining a new vision for Britain's economy Media Coverage ‘Intersecting Inequalities’ in the news Our recent report ‘Intersecting Inequalities’ has received widespread coverage. Events 18.07.2018 Report Launch: The Female Face of Poverty House of Lords, Committee Room 3A, 6.30 - 8 pm UK Policy Briefings Autumn Budget 2017: Pre-Budget Briefings Ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget, the UK Women’s Budget Group have written a series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas. Reports Intersecting Inequalities A 2017 report from the WBG & The Runnymede Trust looking at the impact of austerity on BME women. UK Policy Briefings 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing: Violence Against Women and Girls Our series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas ahead of the Autumn Budget 2017. UK Policy Briefings 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing: Social Care Our series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas ahead of the Autumn Budget 2017. UK Policy Briefings 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing: Housing Our series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas ahead of the Autumn Budget 2017. UK Policy Briefings 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing: Health Our series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas ahead of the Autumn Budget 2017. UK Policy Briefings 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing: Education Our series of briefings on the gender impact of policy in 12 distinct areas ahead of the Autumn Budget 2017. Blog New report reveals huge racial disparities in income for ethnic minority women Events 10.10.2017 Report Launch: Intersecting Inequalities House of Commons, Committee Room 19, 4pm-5.30pm Press Releases New research shows Universal Credit failing the ‘just about managing’ 16th August 2017 Events 03.07.2017 Women and the Housing Crisis Workshop Committee Room 3, Lower Ground Floor, City Hall, London, SE1 2AA Blog Plan F: Our General Election Manifesto Response Blog The General Election 2017 Blog General Election Blogs Blog General Election 2017 blog: What about social care? Events 22.05.2017 The General Election Women’s Hustings Monday 22 May, Chartered Insurance Institute, London, 6pm – 8pm Events 09.05.2017 What will Brexit mean for Women? Tuesday 9 May 2017, LSE Old Building (room OLD.3.28), 11am - 1pm Press Releases WBG publishes its full gender impact assessment of the 2017 Spring Budget 20th March 2017 UK Policy Briefings Social care: A system in crisis WBG's 2017 briefing on the crisis in social care UK Policy Briefings Violence Against Women and Girls: 2017 Spring Budget briefing Ahead of the 2017 Spring Budget, WBG produced a background briefing on the key policy issues impacting Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). UK Policy Briefings Childcare: Key policy issues Ahead of the 2017 Spring Budget, the UK Women’s Budget Group produced a briefing on the key policy issues impacting childcare. Press Releases ‘There are no more efficiency savings to be had’, says Women’s Budget Group 1st March 2017 UK Policy Briefings Costing and funding free universal childcare of high quality A 2017 updated briefing from the Women's Budget Group Reports Investing in the Care Economy A 2017 report by WBG for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and UN Women. Press Releases New research shows poverty, ethnicity & gender magnify the impact of austerity on BME women 28th November 2016 Reports Investing in the Care Economy: Investing 2% of GDP in care industries could create 1.5 million jobs 2016, A report for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Events 18.11.2016 Report Launch: Towards a New Deal for Care and Carers Launching ‘Towards a New Deal for Care and Carers’ at the House of Lords Useful Links Women and austerity in the UK Women and those on low incomes have already borne the brunt of the first wave of austerity under the Coalition government Blog Towards a New Deal For Care and Carers New report launched by the PSA Care Commission and Women’s Budget Group (2016) Reports Towards a New Deal for Care and Carers A 2016 report of the PSA Commission on Care Analysis May Monitor: How will Theresa May’s Government live up to her early promises? How will Theresa May’s Government live up to her early promises? Blog #MayMonitor – WBG launches new campaign #MayMonitor – an on-going project to track the actions of May’s Government Press Releases Rethinking austerity is overdue: it has hit women and ethnic minorities hardest 14th June 2016 Blog Budget 2016: Women paying for the Chancellor’s tax cuts A comprehensive assessment of how the 2016 Budget will impact on women and gender equality Blog Budget response: Women paying for the Chancellor’s tax cuts Budget response (March, 2016) Blog Policies of the Conservative Government to be more regressive than those of the Coalition A new briefing launched today by the UK Women’s Budget Group (March, 2016) Blog Investing 2% of GDP in care industries could create 1.5 million jobs A new report launched today shows that investing public funds in childcare and elder care services is a worthwhile investment Blog Parliament debates impact of austerity on women 9 December 2015: Topics covered in the debate, which lasted three hours, included the gender pay gap, benefit changes, and occupational segregation UK Policy Briefings Social Care for the elderly in England A policy briefing (June, 2015) UK Policy Briefings Poverty in the UK: the need for a gender perspective A briefing (June, 2015) UK Policy Briefings How do election 2015 party manifestos measure up to a Plan F? A briefing (November, 2016) Blog What does the 2015 Autumn Financial Statement mean for women? How the measures announced in the joint Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review will impact on women Consultation Responses Aspects of the Economics of an Ageing Population A March 2003 joint response from WBG & Fawcett Society to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs Call for Evidence.