Campaign updates from Green Party Women

More women needed at top of EU government, says Green MEP

10 September 2009

Caroline Lucas also calls for quotas to bring more female workers into UK boardrooms

Green conference to call for national rape crisis hotline

28 August 2009

'Victims may need help at any time.'

caroline lucas

Green Leader's live web chat with British mums

02 June 2009

"My youngest son has been on a fair few peace marches in his time."

Green MEP to debate women's political future in Newington Green, the birthplace of feminism

25 April 2009

Jean Lambert to join celebrations of 250th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft's birth

London Mayor fails rape victims

21 April 2009

Capital's lack of provision is reflected around the country

European Parliament votes to step up maternity leave

16 April 2009

Green MEP calls for minimum of 24 weeks

Green Party demands radical improvements in UK maternity services

15 April 2009

Call for a wider range of birth choices and the option to see a single midwife throughout a pregnancy

Green Party conference passes motions on domestic abuse, pay and maternity services

24 March 2009

Four significant policy measures passed

Green conference to consider radical policies for women in business

18 March 2009

Also motions on providing better maternity options, combatting domestic abuse

Leader endorses Green Women Group's first campaign

16 December 2008

Green Party Leader Dr Caroline Lucas has welcomed the decision by the new Green Party Women group to sign up to the Women and the Vote campaign as its first formal move.

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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