Women encounter inequality in many areas which only intensifies if they are also part of another protected group.
Women encounter inequality in many areas which only intensifies if they are also part of another protected group. Women from BME communities, LGBT and elderly or disabled women often face multiple disadvantage and can find it even harder to reach their full potential.
Creating a more equal Wales, where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential and is able to contribute fully to the economy will inevitably allow Wales to be more prosperous and innovative. Therefore it is vital that all women are able to achieve and prosper.
Where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
You can read the most recent briefings and consultation responses we’ve written on this topic below.
In this Briefing Paper, we outline the potential impact Brexit could have on women in Wales.Download
In this Briefing Paper we outline the barriers that still prevent us from achieving true gender equality in Wales.Download
In this response we highlight the need to clarity around the changes that are happening as part of Brexit, and the need for a long-term commitment to upholding and strengthening human rights in the UK, as negotiations and changes are carried out, and beyond.Download
In this response we set out the key areas we would like the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee to consider during the Fifth Assembly term. These include exploring methods to address the underrepresentation of women in decision making, and adopting a gender mainstreaming strategy.Download
Refreshing Strategic Equality Plan Objectives.
We wrote to all Welsh public bodies to support them as they refresh their strategic equality plan objectives.
This paper sets out the key areas we highlighted for consideration as objectives were refreshed.Download