Campaign updates from Green Party Women

Job-share MPs would open up politics, says Caroline Lucas

11 September 2010

Change would 'encourage more women MPs and make Westminster politics more accessible'

Green Party conference focuses on women in prison

10 September 2010

'The number of women entering custody could be halved'

Green MEP demands action on 'honour' based violence

25 March 2010

Launches training video backed by NGOs and community groups

Message of support for Mothers' March and Speak Out

12 March 2010

Your call to "Invest in Caring Not Killing" is compelling.

Uganda must be persuaded to rethink homophobic laws, say Greens

10 March 2010

Unconditional assistance must be offered to Ugandan LGBT and Human Rights activists, and the government pressured to decriminalise homosexuality, says Green Party

International Women's Day: Green Party statement

08 March 2010

Time to balance work, life, and pay, for everyone.

Green policy strengthens support for breastfeeding

28 February 2010

Call for significant fines for businesses where women are asked to stop breastfeeding

Green Party adopts stand-out parental leave policy

24 February 2010

Total of 24 months allowed, with strong encouragement for parents to share the load

Green leader welcomes new EU presidency focus on gendered violence

13 January 2010

Proposed legislation could play a crucial role in ensuring that a restraining order put on a violent partner in one EU country also applies in another

Manchester meeting: Women, work and the recession

30 October 2009

" Sectors dominated by women, such as retail and caring, are being neglected."

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On International Women's Day 2018

1. Close Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre As women continue their hunger strike, Deputy Leader Amelia Womack was at the Home Office with protesters in solidarity.

2. Allow MPs to job-share Former Women’s Equality Spokesperson Sarah Cope and GPW Secretary Clare Lorraine Phipps were on Radio 4’s Westminster Hour talking about the campaign to increase diversity in our Parliament by allowing MPs to job-share.
Clare and Sarah at the BBC

3.Make misogyny a thing of the past Green Party Women are asking anyone who has worked in the third sector (now or in the past) to consider completing the Charityworks 'Sexism In The Third Sector' Survey on sexism and harassment. The research will help them understand the strengths and weaknesses of the sector, while ensuring it is open and safe for all people. Hear Green Party Women Membership Secretary RoseMary Warrington with others at the Home Office hand in of our petition to Make Misogyny a hate crime below.

4. Safeguarding reproductive rights Green Party Women are an official supporter of BPAS' 'Back Off' campaign. If you have been affected, in any way, by anti-abortion activity outside a clinic and would like to contribute to a survey of experiences you can do so here

5.Celebrating 100 years since the UK’s first women voted While Caroline Lucas MP popped into a very special broom cupboard, Amelia and Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley MP, as well as Molly Scott Cato MEP and former Leader Natalie Bennett went #HungryforDemocracy. We also remembered those women who didn’t gain equal voting rights until a decade later, as well as the women of colour, disabled and queer women whose achievements in gaining women’s suffrage have been underappreciated.

Caroline in Emily Wilding Davison Broom Cupboard