Women and Equality – Snap General Election 2017 Information Bulletin!
Monday June 5th, 2017
We want to ensure that women in Wales can exercise their right to vote and are able to make informed decisions about the snap general election on 8th June 2017.
This bulletin presents links to a range of resources that respond to the implications of the election for gender equality and human rights.
Gender Equality and the Election
“Whether it’s public services, rights at work, violence against women or Brexit, find out the key facts and figures on important issues for women at this election.”
“Everyone who stands for election to public office must commit to ending violence against women and girls.”
“Campaign organisation urges women to mark 100 years of women’s votes, register and make their voices heard”.
“Here are some of the key issues we think need to be considered in order to improve the lives of women and advance gender equality.”
“Many have been taken by surprise by this election, and while parties are working on selecting their candidates and writing manifesto, we’re keen to make sure that calls for women’s equality aren’t lost in the melee.”
“Young Women’s Trust is calling for the next Government to introduce policies that work for young women, especially those struggling to live on low or no pay”.
“We’ve picked out the key policies relating to human rights from the party manifestos, so you can make an informed decision on 8th June.”
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Due to time constraints, we have been unable to make this bulletin available bilingually on this occasion and would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.