Fawcett Society (@fawcettsociety )

Fawcett Society

Bio UK’s leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights. Our aim is a society where your gender does not limit your life chances. Join us!
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Account created 16-02-2009 11:22:50
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TweetDeck : Are you a public affairs professional who wants to join a dedicated team in the fight for women's rights & gender equality?

Last chance to apply to be our Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer - applications close Monday 23rd at 12pm.


Twitter Web App : 💸Today is #EqualPayDay. As The Fawcett Society announce this years figures, Cllr Carole Williams breaks down how Hackney Council are bridging the pay gap and what 2020 has meant for the divide.


Twitter Web App : We need more women in politics at every level to ensure greater representation.

That's why we're supporting 50:50 Parliament and #askhertostand

And here's why #askhertostand can make all the difference: fawcettsociety.org.uk/strategies-for…

Twitter Web App : Today is #AskHerToStand day💥
Dep Leader of The Labour Party 🌈 Angela Rayner 🌈 says that Labour backs #5050Parliament & is proud that 104 Labour MPs are women (51% ) now they want to build even GREATER diversity & inclusion!
Calling ALL women to #SignUpToStand: 5050parliament.co.uk/signuptostand

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Twitter Web App : We need more women in politics, especially women from minority backgrounds. Until we have an equal parliament and 50:50 representation at ALL levels of politics: cabinet to councillors... everyone is losing out - lets change this together! #AskHerToStand
50:50 Parliament

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Twitter Web App : Encouragement from the PM to get more women into parliament 🙌.
On #AskHerToStand day - if you know of a woman who would make a great MP - send her a message & ask her to get started via 50:50 Parliament or speaking to representatives from any party

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Twitter Media Studio : MUST WATCH: More likely to be furloughed, greater care responsibilities and theyre more likely to work in sector that have been impacted.

On #EqualPayDay Sam Smethers spoke to Sky News about the impact of coronavirus on women & work.

fawcettsociety.org.uk/news/equal-pay… #EqualPay

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iPhone : Today (21st Nov) is #AskHerToStand day 2020, two years since we brought hundreds of women to Westminster to mark the centenary of the Qualification of Women Act.

#SignUpToStand via 50:50 Parliament 5050Parliament.co.uk/signuptostand #EqualPower

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iPhone : Well its #EqualPayDay again, when women effectively start to work for free. Wear your #EqualPay facemask today to highlight pay discrimination! 50y on from #EqualPayAct + plus ca change! Gap will widen post-Covid. Get on board!

#StillMarching #WomenSupportingWomen #EqualPower

iPhone : Today is #EqualPayDay the last pay day for women in 2020! We will earn on average 11.5% less than men this year and it’s sure to get worse when the COVID effect hits. Womens Equality Party calls for all organisations to report their gender, race and ethnicity pay gap and end it for all!

iPhone : Today is #EqualPayDay, the day that women effectively stop being paid relative to their male peers... for women of colour and disabled women #EqualPayDay comes even earlier in the year.


iPhone : Today marks #EqualPayDay, a point in the year when women effectively stop earning as a result of the pay gap. This day would fall much earlier in the year for disabled and BAME women.

The pandemic has only deepened these pre-existing inequalities for women ⚖️

iPhone : Today is #EqualPayDay, the day of the year when women effectively start working for free.

We need urgent action to address inequality in the workplace

Fawcett Society Medway Labour & Co-op Medway Co-operative Party

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Twitter Web App : Our brilliant trustee Sam Walker in her #EqualPayDay mask.

Share your pictures using the #EqualPay hashtag

iPhone : Covid-19 has disproportionately hit women’s careers, who are more likely to work in sectors badly impacted by the pandemic and are picking up a heavier load of unpaid work.

Now more than ever we need the government to take action. sky-news.co.uk/covid-19-puts-… #EqualPayDay