The Women’s Equality Party has hit out against new forms being handed out in England and Wales, which require rape and domestic abuse victims to give police access to their phones and social media accounts or face their case being dropped.
An organisation called United Voices of the World has this week alleged that the Women’s Equality Party conducted an undercover investigation into sexual entertainment venues across Manchester and Sheffield. This is simply not true: we have at no point commissioned or conducted any such investigation.
The Women’s Equality Party has put diversity at the centre of its campaign for the Greater London Authority, fielding an impressive list of eleven candidates - including 64% Black and minority ethnic women and 27% LGBT candidates.
The Women’s Equality Party launched its e-Quality campaign in 2017 to highlight how our current data and tech framework can harm women and minorities and undermine equal relationships, trust in institutions and democracy. Organisations like Glitch UK and Level Up have continued to campaign to end online abuse and put pressure on the government.
To coincide with the publication of the Scottish Parliament’s new sexual harassment policy, activists from the Women’s Equality Party have today placed ‘Holylewd’ stickers on public signs around the Parliament building, highlighting the institution’s ongoing problems with sexual harassment.