Facts and statistics on women’s inequality in the UK
Statistics: uncovering women’s inequality in the UK
“Haven’t women achieved equality now?” Well, read these statistics and see if you still think that:
Statistics: Women and the cuts
NEW!: We have published an updated Women and the cuts factsheet with new statistics, research and information for activists and organisations to use when the making the case for women’s services and women’s equality.
We will continue to update this factsheet as more statistics on the impact of the cuts are published, so keep checking back for updates.
Timeline: working for women’s equality
A timeline from the 1800s to the present day about the achievements women have made and key events in the UK.
Although much has been achieved for women’s equality, there’s still a long way to go – each year thousands of working women are discriminated against because they are pregnant, rape convictions are at an all time low at just 5.6%, one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime and the pay gap between men and women for the same job is 13%. Without a strong women’s sector, the advances needed could be seriously undermined.