If any of you follow the Women’s Budget Group, you will have seen a huge growth in the amount of analysis that they are putting out. The general election and Brexit have been busy times with lots of new potential policies being proposed and therefore… Read More »Brilliant work from the Women’s Budget Group
In May, I was invited to work with Dr Alison Parken from Cardiff University as well as Welsh women’s rights organisation Chwarae Teg on a project aiming to change the way the Welsh Government makes policy. In 2019 the Welsh Government reviewed its equality strategies… Read More »Intersectional Policy Making with the Welsh Government
Delighted to be back working for Stir to Action as part of their New Economy Programme running a workshop on intersectional economics, this time in Oxford. The process of developing and running these workshops has been such a journey for me. As a life long… Read More »Intersectional economics @ Restore Oxford
I was so excited to be running a workshop at the Women’s Voice Women’s Votes Festival for women at the University of Suffolk. I didn’t know what to expect before I arrived, but WOW it was something else. Feminist conferences have a terrible and often… Read More »Why Economics is a Feminist Issue – Women’s Voices Women’s Votes
As someone who is dedicated to feminist economics I understand that this is (wrongly) considered by most to be quite a niche subject and will rarely warrant discussion on national radio programmes. So you can imagine my delight when I was asked to appear on BBC… Read More »Going on the Today Programme
Tube strikes meant I did this interview by Skype! But here I am talking about the Women’s Budget Group analysis of the Government’s budget in July. You can read the full WBG analysis of the budget here or the press release here.
I was delighted to be asked to come and discuss feminist economics at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in York. I did two sessions – the first was a general talk about the ways in which gender interacts with the economy, you can see that session captured… Read More »Feminist economics at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Last month I was delighted to be invited to present at Unison Women’s Conference in Southport on behalf of the Women’s Budget Group. Last year I also presented at the Local Government Conference and there was a lot of enthusiasm for my analysis of local… Read More »Adventures at Unison Women’s Conference
Delighted to have my first by-line in The I. It was a comment piece on behalf of the Women’s Budget Group reacting to the news that unemployment for women over 50 has risen by 45%. You can read the full article here.
This blog first appeared on the TUC’s Touchstone Blog and is written on behalf of the Women’s Budget Group. This morning’s Autumn Statement felt rather too familiar. Not only because the headlines were leaked to the press in advance but also because, once again, women were… Read More »Women left behind in the Autumn Statement