Parliament and women news

MPs put spotlight on sexual harassment

Women and Equalities Committee examine impact of sexual harassment of women and girls in public places

60 years of life peers

Learn more about changing membership since Life Peerages Act 1958

House of Commons and Parliamentary Digital Service publish gender pay gap data

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Read about the gender pay gap report published by the House of Commons

Lords examines House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill

Peers discuss committee report on the size of the House

'A stepping stone for women’s rights' – How laws have changed women’s lives

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As part of Vote 100, women share their personal stories of how laws passed by Parliament have changed their lives for the better.

More parliament and women news

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House of Lords debates women in public life 05.02.2018
A series of profiles of women who work at Parliament published online 25.01.2017
House of Commons achieves outstanding rise in Stonewall's Equality Index 19.01.2017
Women MPs after 2020: parties must be held to account 10.01.2017
Lords debates size of the House 06.12.2016
Portrait of the Lord Speaker Baroness D’Souza unveiled 05.07.2016