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What are the most important issues for women in the General Election 2017?

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.

You’ll find suggested questions to ask candidates who come knocking on your door and links to more information from different women’s organisations on this site.

The result of the 2017 election will have a huge impact of women of all backgrounds from across the UK so help spread the word – share the infographics and have your say!



Find out more about how each organisation is supporting women

50:50

Our priority in this election and beyond that is to increase the representation of women (acknowledging the diversity within this group) and minorities in Parliament, whose contribution to society is simply not reflected in those who represent us.

More about us

End Violence Against Women Coalition

EVAW and our members ask everyone who stands for election to public office to commit to ending violence against women and girls and sign up to our priorities for government.

What do the party manifestos say about ending violence against women & girls?

Fawcett

The Fawcett Society campaigns for women’s equal representation in Government, and for their representation at every level and stage of Brexit negotiations.

Fawcett's Women's Manifesto

Girlguiding

Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. It is vital that young women have their voices heard and are able to shape the society we live in, now and in the future. Girlguiding is calling on young women aged 18 and over to register and use their vote on June 8. For more information about how girls can get involved, please visit our website.

How to make your vote count

Maternity Action

Pregnant women and new mothers have the right to work, to healthcare and to adequate financial support, but many women are struggling.  We are calling for commitments to defend maternity rights and to better protect the health and wellbeing of mothers and their babies.

Our manifesto for the General Election 2017

Rape Crisis England and Wales

We ask for a clear commitment to sustainable funding for Rape Crisis Centre services into the future, so that women and girls, men and boys, can rely on getting local help.

Key stats you should know

Rosa

Rosa's priority is that young women get out and vote; this election is a valuable opportunity for them to make their voices, priorities and needs heard.

More about us

Southhall Black Sisters

SBS demands that all parties commit themselves to ending austerity, inequality, injustice and violence against women, which impacts disproportionately on BME women.

General Election News

Women's Budget Group

The Women's Budget Group scrutinises government policy from a gender perspective and analyses the impact of economic policy on women and men.

Our analysis on the General Election

Women's Resource Centre

The Women's Resource Centre aims to increase the visibility of and sustain valued women's services. It seeks to influence parties' policies post-Brexit and in so doing join the needs of women and girls to that of service providers working to improve the lives of women and reduce poverty to benefit women, their families, and communities.

Launch of a fair deal for women - our campaign

Young Women's Trust

Young Women's Trust is calling on all political parties to use this election as an opportunity to take young women's needs into account, and for the next Government to introduce policies that work for young women, especially those struggling to live on low or no pay.

What we want from the next government